NEWS

Progressive News Sources:

  • Fair: National media watch group, which has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986.
  • The Advocate: Gay news, LGBT rights and politics.
  • AlterNet: Syndicated writings from the alternative press.
  • The American Prospect: Liberal political magazine.
  • The Atlantic: New magazine that is a commentary on the culture of society as a whole.
  • Center for Constitutional Rights: dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Common Dreams: Breaking news and links to highlights from the day’s progressive press.
  • CounterPunch: A monthly magazine edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair.
  • Democracy Now!: The web version of the daily radio show.
  • Free Speech TV: Towards more democratic television; site features downloadable independent video.
  • Eschaton: Popular blog is a round-up of the progressive blogosphere, with much media criticism.
  • The Guardian:
  • Huffington Post: Politically liberal American online news aggregator and blog.
  • In These Times: A nonprofit political magazine featuring news and analysis that challenge the corporate media.
  • indymedia.org: Independent media organizations and journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
  • Labor Notes: News about the labor movement and perspectives from workers.
  • Left Business Observer: “Insta-punditry” on economics and politics by Doug Henwood.
  • Minnesota Women’s Press:
  • Mother Jones: Non-profit political news organization with a focus on social justice and investigative reporting.
  • Ms.: Feminist News Source
  • The Nation: America’s oldest weekly news magazine, featuring political news and commentary.
  • OneWorld: Global news with a focus on the developing world.
  • The Progressive: Political magazine with commentary and news advocating for peace and social justice.
  • Raw Story: Alternative news site that highlights stories that get underplayed by the corporate media. It also features some original reporting.
  • Right Wing Watch: dedicated to monitoring and exposing the activities and rhetoric of right-wing activists and organizations in order to expose their extreme agenda.
  • Sam Smith’s Progressive Review: “Washington’s Most Unofficial Source.”
  • Truthout: Independent progressive website with original reporting, analysis as well as articles from around the web.
  • Utne Reader: Quarterly magazine that reprints articles from alternative media.
  • Village Voice: Alternative newsweekly.
  • ZNet: Z Magazine‘s site for progressive news and organizing.