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Media Reform and Alternative Media

Adbusters Culture Jammers Headquarters
(http://www.adbusters.org/main/index.html)
very professional magazine plus website by ex-madison avenuers
Albion Monitor (frames) alternative media
(http://www.monitor.net/monitor/)
Uncompromising journalism covers "The News You're Missing" -- important stories not appearing in the mainstream American media.
Alliance for Community Media
(http://AllianceCM.org)
An alliance of Community Media TV, radio and print outlets. Including a conference of community media.
AlterNet
(http://www.alternet.org)
alternative web news supplier
America Radio Network
(http://www.ieamericaradio.com/)
The i.e. America Radio Network produces programming from a different perspective
AmericanDreamRadio.org
(http://www.americandreamradio.org/)
Internet radio site moderate reform programs and links
Angry Citizen .org - Left Wing Politics
(http://www.angrycitizen.org)
AngryCitizen.org is a national non-profit citizens' organization working to bring progressive Americans together to promote progressive visions for America's future.
AnshellMedia
(http://www.anshellmedia.com)
A progressive group that is buying time and space to air progressive media. Funded by some relatively wealthy progressives
Archive.org
(http://www.archive.org)
Founded 1996 to build an ‘Internet library,’ with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.
Arts and the Media
(http://www.artsandmedia.net/)
News Arts RadioSegue Community mainly San Francisco based
Brown Bradcast Services
(http://www.brownbroadcast.com/)
Professional radio engineer and fcc expert on filings for licenses, works with non-profits for filings and finding free spectrum
BuzzFlash.com
(http://www.buzzflash.com/)
Alternative Source of News
CampaignDesk.org
(http://campaigndesk.org)
Connected to the Columbia School of Jouralism; analysis of the media coverage and commericals of the campaigns other media related
Center for Digital Democracy
(http://www.democraticmedia.org/index.html)
Media (digital rights) and general reform site concerned with media consolidation issues
Center for Media and Democracy (PRWatch.org)
(http://www.prwatch.org/)
Watches for information distortions in the major media
Commondreams.org
(http://www.commondreams.org/)
"Breaking News and Views for the Progressive Community"
CommonFrequency.org
(http://www.commonfrequency.org/)
Helps you obtain a FCC radio or TV license
CrisInfo.org
(http://www.crisinfo.org/live/index.php)
Communications Rights in the Information Society (CRIS)
Current.tv
(http://Current.tv)
"Al Gore's new cable network, Current TV, is a media smorgasbord of quick, slick and sometimes very interesting short-form video segments targeted at the iPod generation." Quote from Wired Magazine
Cursor.org
(http://www.cursor.org/)
Alternative Media plus research on media Be sure and see the Media Research section (left column on home page mid point)
DailyHowler.com
(http://dailyhowler.com)
Critical analysis of the major media
DailyKos
(http://www.dailykos.com/)
Popular progressive Political blogger.
Democracy Now
(http://www.democracynow.org/)
Daily community based news and Web-TV
Disinfopedia.org
(http://www.disinfopedia.org/)
A collaborative project to produce a directory of public relations firms, think tanks, industry-funded organizations and industry-friendly experts that influence the media.
Don't Trust CNN, Crossfire, and Tucker Carlson - Lies About Cheney-Edwards Debat
(http://www.mozillaquest.com/News-General/CNN-Crossfire-TuckerCarlson-Cheney-Edwards_01.html)
An essential ingredient of a well-oiled democracy and election process is that the voters be well-informed -- so that they can make informed choices on Election Day. That is one reason for the First A
dropseven - Culture Jammers Network
(http://www.dropseven.co.uk/)
Independent UK-based non-partisan network of geographical and virtual activists, students, volunteers and workers. Browse its database and read related news reports.
Eat The State!
(http://www.eatthestate.org)
A FORUM FOR ANTI-AUTHORITARIAN POLITICAL OPINION, RESEARCH AND HUMOR
EcoResearch Election Coverage 2004 ratings Index
(http://www.ecoresearch.net/election2004)
This site automatically sifts through 500,000 sites related to the media and Fortune 1000 companies to see how they are covering the Presidential Race.
Enviro Media Issues
(http://www.enviroweb.org/issues/system/media/)
FAIR
(http://www.fair.org)
Fair and Accuracy In Reporting - progressive watch-dog of media
FreePress.net
(http://www.freepress.net/)
National non-profit media reform group
FreePress.org
(http://www.freepress.org/index2.php)
Progressive news and commentary from the web and print journal
Friday Morning Quarterback
(http://www.fmqb.com/default.asp)
Good site to monitor the status quo's doings - FMQB (Friday Morning Quarterback) super-serve's radio programming and management executives, as well as music industry executives, with finely targeted
FSTV (free speech TV)
(http://www.freespeech.org)
Geneva Switzerland Information Summit
(http://geneva03.org/)
Geneva Switzerland Information Summit- Alternative website
Global Media News and Commentary
(http://www.gnp.org/media.htm)
Global Media News and Commentary
GradeTheNews.org
(http://www.gradethenews.org/)
The Consumer Report of News in the SF Bay Area
Guardian
(http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/)
British Daily that is slightly more objective than most US dailies
Guerrilla News Network
(http://www.gnn.tv/)
High tech and innovative producers of alternative news and documentaries
HubProject.org
(http://hubproject.org/en/?l=en)
Home // HUB - eur@ction project including PolyMedia project and streaming videos on Media reform
I Want Media (Real News about the Media)
(http://www.iwantmedia.com/index.html)
I Want Media (Real News about the Media)
Independent Press Association
(http://www.indypress.org)
The antidote to monopoly media
independent web radio
(http://www.ieamericaradio.com)
Independent World Television
(http://www.iwtnews.com/)
Independent World Television, a non-profit broadcast service financed by viewers across the globe -- independent of corporate or government funding and commercial advertising.
Indie Club
(http://www.indieclub.com/)
Networking, Actors and Filmakers and Crew
IndyBay.org
(http://www.indybay.org/)
Collective for dependent news in the SF Bay Area
IndyMedia
(http://indymedia.org)
independent media center alternative news plus umbrella for other outlets
Information Clearing House
(http://www.informationclearinghouse.info)
World Daily News, you will not find on CNN or Fox News
Institute for Global Communications
(http://www.igc.org)
Hosts PeaceNet, EcoNet, Womensnet and AntiRacismNet
Investigative Journalism
(http://www.investigativejournalism.com/)
Web site of an investigative journalist, plus fairly comprehensive set of Bush related investigations
Lasar letter on FCC
(http://www.lasarletter.com/freepage.php?id=200608221)
Media reform site
Legit Government
(http://legitgov.org/index.html)
Mainly latest news about problems with the Bush administration
Media Action Marin
(http://www.mediaactionmarin.org/)
Media Action Marin is committed to Media Democracy, and to democratizing/ opening up all aspects of public information and communication.
Media Alliance
(http://www.media-alliance.org)
Resource for Media Reform (local and national) and media classes (Bay Area)
Media Channel
(http://www.mediachannel.org)
Media Matters for America
(http://mediamatters.org)
Former right-winger David Brock's news site dedicated to exposing right-wing distortions of the media.
Media Reform Information Center
(http://www.corporations.org/media)
Links and Resources on Media Reform
Media Reform page, this site
(../Whymedia.htm)
Media Tracker
(http://www.publicintegrity.org/telecom/)
The Center for Public Integrity's Site that lets you know what companies own the media and where.
Media Venture
(http://www.mediaventure.org)
A media collective of many progressive NPO's, also has MediaTalk project.
MediaAccess.org
(http://www.mediaaccess.org/)
Good site for the legal consolidation aspects of Big Media
Media-Alliance
(http://www.media-alliance.org)
SF Bay Calif. Alliance of Alternative Media
MediaReform.net
(http://mediareform.net)
A fairly comprehensive look at media reform issues. Mediareform.net is a project of Free Press.
MediaRights.org
(http://MediaRights.org)
Puts on Media that Matters film festival; also has new distribution model for short films and programs.
MediaTank.org
(http://www.mediatank.org/)
A media reform site
MediaTank.org
(http://www.mediatank.org/index.html)
A media reform and fcc watch site
mediawhoresonline.com
(http://mediawhoresonline.com)
Minnesota News Council
(http://www.news-council.org)
Non profit that allows you to file a complaint with about the news media with the meda in a formal way.
Mojo Wire
(http://www.motherjones.com)
alternative web news from Mother Jones Magazine Plus
MoveOn.org report on Fox News bias
(http://civic.moveon.org/mediacorps//fairandbalanced_sources.html)
MoveOn.org report on Fox News bias
National Association of Community Broadcasters
(http://www.nfcb.org/index.jsp)
Community Broadcasters and advocates
National Radio Project
(http://www.radioproject.org)
Produces independent alternative radio programs and syndicates them at low cost.
News Followup
(http://www.newsfollowup.com)
News & Views with a Global Perspective plus Bloggers World
News Insider
(http://www.newsinsider.org/)
Political online newspaper mainly centered on war-peace issues
NewsDesk.org
(http://www.artsandmedia.net/newsdesk/)
Important but underreported news from around the world, emailed free each week.
NewsJerks
(http://www.newsjerks.com/index.htm)
Get the news that the mainstream media refuses to report.
OhMyNews
(http://english.ohmynews.com/)
South Korea -- very large citizen-reporter based news source - with english language version
OpenAirWaves.org
(http://www.openairwaves.org/telecom/analysis/default.aspx)
Media ownership database online
Opennic
(http://www.opennic.unrated.net)
open internet uncontrolled by government including domain names
Our Media Voice
(http://www.ourmediavoice.org)
Works on public awareness of Media consolidation issues
Polianna
(http://www.polianna.com)
We monitor Conservative sites, keep tabs on the 'myths' they spread and debunk them with accurate quotes and hard facts. We also feature a blog and post regular editorials.
politicalamazon.com Media section
(http://www.politicalamazon.com/bush-media.html)
PoliticsTV
(http://www.politicstv.com/)
Political media serious and parody
PR Watch: Public Interest Reporting on the PR/Public Affairs Industry
(http://www.prwatch.org)
A project of the Center for Media and Democracy. PR Watch offers investigative reporting on the public relations industry.
Project Censored
(http://www.projectcensored.org)
Each years most censored news stories
Project CNN
(http://www.projectcnn.com)
Pro-Bush bias of CNN
Prometheusradio.org
(http://www.prometheusradio.org/)
helps you obtain a radio or tv fcc license, plus fcc watch dog
Pubic Integrity's Media tracker
(http://www.publicintegrity.org/telecom/)
publicintegrity.org allows you to type in a zip code or city and see the who owns the media in your area
Radio Power - Streaming Progressive Media
(http://www.radiopower.org/)
Streaming Progressive Culture and Music around the World (also progressive talk radio)
RadioforPeople.org
(http://www.radioforpeople.org/)
helps you obtain a fcc radio license plus fcc watch dog
RawStory.com
(http://www.rawstory.com/)
News aggregation source less status quo stories than AP, more relevant.
Real News Page
(http://www.rain.org/~openmind/realnews.htm)
Satellite TV and Radio :: Bringing a New World of Digital to You
(http://www.satellite-tv-and-radio.com/)
A resource-based site bringing the latest satellite TV and radio information. There are articles that promote satellite radio channels with political content.
SaveTheInternet
(http://www.savetheinternet.com/)
Site devoted to keeping net neutrality from being taken away.
SFLAN.org
(http://www.archive.org/web/sflan.php)
SFLan is an experimental wireless community network in San Francisco. We aim to build a wireless network with LAN characteristics on a metropolitan scale.
Sirius Left Channel 145
(http://www.sirius.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Sirius/CachedPage&c=Page&cid=1019257316800&si=5)
Sirius Satellite service (channel 145 Left progressive channel)
SourceWatch
(http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=SourceWatch)
A primary purpose of SourceWatch is documenting the PR and propaganda activities of public relations firms and public relations professionals engaged in managing and manipulating public perception, op
StateOfTheMedia.org
(http://stateofthemedia.org)
A fairly conprehensive look at all major US media by Columbia School of Journalism -- words, graphs, lists, charts
Take Back the Media
(http://www.takebackthemedia.com/)
Interesting media reform site plus professional graphics
textamerica.com
(http://www.textamerica.com/)
A robust public blogging service
The Experiment
(http://www.theexperiment.org/index.php)
Alternative news. The Experiment Network believes that we must constantly be asking ourselves new questions about ourselves and our realities such as who we are, what we do and why we do.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
(http://www.icij.org)
The Memory Hole
(http://www.thememoryhole.org/)
Rescuing knowledge freeing information government censored information and footage and undereported information
TheRealNews.com
(http://www.therealnews.com)
beta version of the real news network
Third World Majority - CultureisaWeapon.org
(http://www.cultureisaweapon.org/links/links2.php3)
Site that has a number of digital media and alternative resources, including "digital story telling"
ThirdWorld Travler
(http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Media_Reform/15_Steps_Media_Reform.html)
Truth in America
(http://www.truthinamerica.org)
A site started by Sue Wilson, award winning journalist and producer, relating to media reform
Truthout.org
(http://www.truthout.org/)
Alternative Source of News
TVNewsLies.org
(http://TVNewsLies.org)
Media reform and news website plus Corporate Media Lies Tee-shirt
VideoActivism.org
(http://www.videoactivism.org/show/)
Artists and Activists show case of videos
Washington State News Council (also see Minnesota News Council)
(http://www.wanewscouncil.org/)
Non profit that allows you to file a complaint with about the news media with the meda in a formal way. (some association with the Gates family)
Web-Tracks
(http://www.web-tracks.org/)
News & Views with a Global Perspective plus Bloggers World
WikiNews.org
(http://www.wikinews.org/)
Open source news site, many languages, hundreds of volunteer news sources
World Summit 2003
(http://www.worldsummit2003.de/en/nav/14.htm)
WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SOCIETY 2003
World Summit on the Information Society Civil Society Meeting Point
(http://www.wsis-cs.org/wsis-intro.html)
The World Summit on the Information Society Civil Society Meeting Point National and International information issues
Yellow Times
(http://www.yellowtimes.org/)
Alternative news and views
Youth Media Council
(http://www.youthmediacouncil.org/)
Building youth power through media advocacy and media accountability

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