Alternative Media Websites

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Alternative Media Websites
AlterNet
www.alternet.org. A project of the Independent Media Institute. Includes some of the best alternative
points of view on social issues.
Common Dreams News Center
www.commondreams.org. Alternative analysis and best of the mainstream press.
Cursor
www.cursor.org. A critical look at the media on international issues.
Democracy Now News
www.democracynow.org. Daily radio show. Audio and video are useful for contrasting with
mainstream news.
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
www.fair.org. Excellent articles critiquing mainstream media coverage of the crisis. Good links.
Foreign Policy in Focus
www.fpif.org. Valuable background readings on foreign policy issues.
The Independent (U.K.)
www.independent.co.uk. Some of the best reporting on the war and terrorism. Articles by Robert Fisk
are among the finest in the world. See also reporting by The Guardian in Great Britain
www.guardian.co.uk.
Independent Media Center
www.indymedia.org. Immediate reporting of anti-war protests and resources for linking the current
crisis to issues of global inequality.
The Iraq Journal
www.iraqjournal.org. Reports directly from Iraq as well as links to alternative sources of information
on Iraq.
Media Workers Against the War
www.mwaw.org. A British site offers alternative perspectives on the current war.
The Nation
www.thenation.org. Provocative articles on the crisis. Some classroom-friendly. Helpful links.
The Progressive
www.progressive.org. Excellent, readable articles on the war and loss of civil liberties.
War Times
www.war-times.org. A free paper with clear writing, available for bulk distribution.
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Z Magazine and Z Net
www.zmag.org. Articles, reviews, and resources from a progressive perspective.
Spring 2003
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