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Media Reform and Alternative Media

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Media Reform page, this site

http://AllianceCM.org
Alliance for Community Media
An alliance of Community Media TV, radio and print outlets. Including a conference of community media.
http://campaigndesk.org
CampaignDesk.org
Connected to the Columbia School of Jouralism; analysis of the media coverage and commericals of the campaigns other media related
http://civic.moveon.org/mediacorps//fairandbalanced_sources.html
MoveOn.org report on Fox News bias
MoveOn.org report on Fox News bias
http://Current.tv
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
http://dailyhowler.com
DailyHowler.com
Critical analysis of the major media
http://english.ohmynews.com/
OhMyNews
South Korea -- very large citizen-reporter based news source - with english language version
http://geneva03.org/
Geneva Switzerland Information Summit
Geneva Switzerland Information Summit- Alternative website
http://hubproject.org/en/?l=en
HubProject.org
Home // HUB - eur@ction project including PolyMedia project and streaming videos on Media reform
http://indymedia.org
IndyMedia
independent media center alternative news plus umbrella for other outlets
http://legitgov.org/index.html
Legit Government
Mainly latest news about problems with the Bush administration
http://mediamatters.org
Media Matters for America
Former right-winger David Brock's news site dedicated to exposing right-wing distortions of the media.
http://mediareform.net
MediaReform.net
A fairly comprehensive look at media reform issues. Mediareform.net is a project of Free Press.
http://MediaRights.org
MediaRights.org
Puts on Media that Matters film festival; also has new distribution model for short films and programs.
http://mediawhoresonline.com
mediawhoresonline.com

http://stateofthemedia.org
StateOfTheMedia.org
A fairly conprehensive look at all major US media by Columbia School of Journalism -- words, graphs, lists, charts
http://TVNewsLies.org
TVNewsLies.org
Media reform and news website plus Corporate Media Lies Tee-shirt
http://www.adbusters.org/main/index.html
Adbusters Culture Jammers Headquarters
very professional magazine plus website by ex-madison avenuers
http://www.alternet.org
AlterNet
alternative web news supplier
http://www.americandreamradio.org/
AmericanDreamRadio.org
Internet radio site moderate reform programs and links
http://www.angrycitizen.org
Angry Citizen .org - Left Wing Politics
AngryCitizen.org is a national non-profit citizens' organization working to bring progressive Americans together to promote progressive visions for America's future.
http://www.anshellmedia.com
AnshellMedia
A progressive group that is buying time and space to air progressive media. Funded by some relatively wealthy progressives
http://www.archive.org
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.
http://www.archive.org/web/sflan.php
SFLAN.org
SFLan is an experimental wireless community network in San Francisco. We aim to build a wireless network with LAN characteristics on a metropolitan scale.
http://www.artsandmedia.net/
Arts and the Media
News Arts RadioSegue Community mainly San Francisco based
http://www.artsandmedia.net/newsdesk/
NewsDesk.org
Important but underreported news from around the world, emailed free each week.
http://www.brownbroadcast.com/
Brown Bradcast Services
Professional radio engineer and fcc expert on filings for licenses, works with non-profits for filings and finding free spectrum
http://www.buzzflash.com/
BuzzFlash.com
Alternative Source of News
http://www.commondreams.org/
Commondreams.org
"Breaking News and Views for the Progressive Community"
http://www.commonfrequency.org/
CommonFrequency.org
Helps you obtain a FCC radio or TV license
http://www.corporations.org/media
Media Reform Information Center
Links and Resources on Media Reform
http://www.crisinfo.org/live/index.php
CrisInfo.org
Communications Rights in the Information Society (CRIS)
http://www.cultureisaweapon.org/links/links2.php3
Third World Majority - CultureisaWeapon.org
Site that has a number of digital media and alternative resources, including "digital story telling"
http://www.cursor.org/
Cursor.org
Alternative Media plus research on media Be sure and see the Media Research section (left column on home page mid point)
http://www.dailykos.com/
DailyKos
Popular progressive Political blogger.
http://www.democracynow.org/
Democracy Now
Daily community based news and Web-TV
http://www.democraticmedia.org/index.html
Center for Digital Democracy
Media (digital rights) and general reform site concerned with media consolidation issues
http://www.disinfopedia.org/
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.
http://www.dropseven.co.uk/
dropseven - Culture Jammers Network
Independent UK-based non-partisan network of geographical and virtual activists, students, volunteers and workers. Browse its database and read related news reports.
http://www.eatthestate.org
Eat The State!
A FORUM FOR ANTI-AUTHORITARIAN POLITICAL OPINION, RESEARCH AND HUMOR
http://www.ecoresearch.net/election2004
EcoResearch Election Coverage 2004 ratings Index
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.
http://www.enviroweb.org/issues/system/media/
Enviro Media Issues

http://www.fair.org
FAIR
Fair and Accuracy In Reporting - progressive watch-dog of media
http://www.fmqb.com/default.asp
Friday Morning Quarterback
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
http://www.freepress.net/
FreePress.net
National non-profit media reform group
http://www.freepress.org/index2.php
FreePress.org
Progressive news and commentary from the web and print journal
http://www.freespeech.org
FSTV (free speech TV)

http://www.gnn.tv/
Guerrilla News Network
High tech and innovative producers of alternative news and documentaries
http://www.gnp.org/media.htm
Global Media News and Commentary
Global Media News and Commentary
http://www.gradethenews.org/
GradeTheNews.org
The Consumer Report of News in the SF Bay Area
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/
Guardian
British Daily that is slightly more objective than most US dailies
http://www.icij.org
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

http://www.ieamericaradio.com
independent web radio

http://www.ieamericaradio.com/
America Radio Network
The i.e. America Radio Network produces programming from a different perspective
http://www.igc.org
Institute for Global Communications
Hosts PeaceNet, EcoNet, Womensnet and AntiRacismNet
http://www.indieclub.com/
Indie Club
Networking, Actors and Filmakers and Crew
http://www.indybay.org/
IndyBay.org
Collective for dependent news in the SF Bay Area
http://www.indypress.org
Independent Press Association
The antidote to monopoly media
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info
Information Clearing House
World Daily News, you will not find on CNN or Fox News
http://www.investigativejournalism.com/
Investigative Journalism
Web site of an investigative journalist, plus fairly comprehensive set of Bush related investigations
http://www.iwantmedia.com/index.html
I Want Media (Real News about the Media)
I Want Media (Real News about the Media)
http://www.iwtnews.com/
Independent World Television
Independent World Television, a non-profit broadcast service financed by viewers across the globe -- independent of corporate or government funding and commercial advertising.
http://www.lasarletter.com/freepage.php?id=200608221
Lasar letter on FCC
Media reform site
http://www.mediaaccess.org/
MediaAccess.org
Good site for the legal consolidation aspects of Big Media
http://www.mediaactionmarin.org/
Media Action Marin
Media Action Marin is committed to Media Democracy, and to democratizing/ opening up all aspects of public information and communication.
http://www.media-alliance.org
Media Alliance
Resource for Media Reform (local and national) and media classes (Bay Area)
http://www.media-alliance.org
Media-Alliance
SF Bay Calif. Alliance of Alternative Media
http://www.mediachannel.org
Media Channel

http://www.mediatank.org/
MediaTank.org
A media reform site
http://www.mediatank.org/index.html
MediaTank.org
A media reform and fcc watch site
http://www.mediaventure.org
Media Venture
A media collective of many progressive NPO's, also has MediaTalk project.
http://www.monitor.net/monitor/
Albion Monitor (frames) alternative media
Uncompromising journalism covers "The News You're Missing" -- important stories not appearing in the mainstream American media.
http://www.motherjones.com
Mojo Wire
alternative web news from Mother Jones Magazine Plus
http://www.mozillaquest.com/News-General/CNN-Crossfire-TuckerCarlson-Cheney-Edwards_01.html
Don't Trust CNN, Crossfire, and Tucker Carlson - Lies About Cheney-Edwards Debat
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
http://www.news-council.org
Minnesota News Council
Non profit that allows you to file a complaint with about the news media with the meda in a formal way.
http://www.newsfollowup.com
News Followup
News & Views with a Global Perspective plus Bloggers World
http://www.newsinsider.org/
News Insider
Political online newspaper mainly centered on war-peace issues
http://www.newsjerks.com/index.htm
NewsJerks
Get the news that the mainstream media refuses to report.
http://www.nfcb.org/index.jsp
National Association of Community Broadcasters
Community Broadcasters and advocates
http://www.openairwaves.org/telecom/analysis/default.aspx
OpenAirWaves.org
Media ownership database online
http://www.opennic.unrated.net
Opennic
open internet uncontrolled by government including domain names
http://www.ourmediavoice.org
Our Media Voice
Works on public awareness of Media consolidation issues
http://www.polianna.com
Polianna
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.
http://www.politicalamazon.com/bush-media.html
politicalamazon.com Media section

http://www.politicstv.com/
PoliticsTV
Political media serious and parody
http://www.projectcensored.org
Project Censored
Each years most censored news stories
http://www.projectcnn.com
Project CNN
Pro-Bush bias of CNN
http://www.prometheusradio.org/
Prometheusradio.org
helps you obtain a radio or tv fcc license, plus fcc watch dog
http://www.prwatch.org
PR Watch: Public Interest Reporting on the PR/Public Affairs Industry
A project of the Center for Media and Democracy. PR Watch offers investigative reporting on the public relations industry.
http://www.prwatch.org/
Center for Media and Democracy (PRWatch.org)
Watches for information distortions in the major media
http://www.publicintegrity.org/telecom/
Pubic Integrity's Media tracker
publicintegrity.org allows you to type in a zip code or city and see the who owns the media in your area
http://www.publicintegrity.org/telecom/
Media Tracker
The Center for Public Integrity's Site that lets you know what companies own the media and where.
http://www.radioforpeople.org/
RadioforPeople.org
helps you obtain a fcc radio license plus fcc watch dog
http://www.radiopower.org/
Radio Power - Streaming Progressive Media
Streaming Progressive Culture and Music around the World (also progressive talk radio)
http://www.radioproject.org
National Radio Project
Produces independent alternative radio programs and syndicates them at low cost.
http://www.rain.org/~openmind/realnews.htm
Real News Page

http://www.rawstory.com/
RawStory.com
News aggregation source less status quo stories than AP, more relevant.
http://www.satellite-tv-and-radio.com/
Satellite TV and Radio :: Bringing a New World of Digital to You
A resource-based site bringing the latest satellite TV and radio information. There are articles that promote satellite radio channels with political content.
http://www.savetheinternet.com/
SaveTheInternet
Site devoted to keeping net neutrality from being taken away.
http://www.sirius.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Sirius/CachedPage&c=Page&cid=1019257316800&si=5
Sirius Left Channel 145
Sirius Satellite service (channel 145 Left progressive channel)
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=SourceWatch
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
http://www.takebackthemedia.com/
Take Back the Media
Interesting media reform site plus professional graphics
http://www.textamerica.com/
textamerica.com
A robust public blogging service
http://www.theexperiment.org/index.php
The Experiment
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.
http://www.thememoryhole.org/
The Memory Hole
Rescuing knowledge freeing information government censored information and footage and undereported information
http://www.therealnews.com
TheRealNews.com
beta version of the real news network
http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Media_Reform/15_Steps_Media_Reform.html
ThirdWorld Travler

http://www.truthinamerica.org
Truth in America
A site started by Sue Wilson, award winning journalist and producer, relating to media reform
http://www.truthout.org/
Truthout.org
Alternative Source of News
http://www.videoactivism.org/show/
VideoActivism.org
Artists and Activists show case of videos
http://www.wanewscouncil.org/
Washington State News Council (also see Minnesota News Council)
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)
http://www.web-tracks.org/
Web-Tracks
News & Views with a Global Perspective plus Bloggers World
http://www.wikinews.org/
WikiNews.org
Open source news site, many languages, hundreds of volunteer news sources
http://www.worldsummit2003.de/en/nav/14.htm
World Summit 2003
WORLD SUMMIT ON THE INFORMATION SOCIETY 2003
http://www.wsis-cs.org/wsis-intro.html
World Summit on the Information Society Civil Society Meeting Point
The World Summit on the Information Society Civil Society Meeting Point National and International information issues
http://www.yellowtimes.org/
Yellow Times
Alternative news and views
http://www.youthmediacouncil.org/
Youth Media Council
Building youth power through media advocacy and media accountability

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