ShortNews - Unique, informative and FUN news site believes that anyone with internet access can be a reporter irrespective of origin, race or religion. At the moment this is 150 million people worldwide. The ShortNews news ticker above gives you an idea of what to expect.
AlterNet - AlterNet is a project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism. First launched in 1998, AlterNet's online magazine provides a mix of news, opinion and investigative journalism on subjects ranging from the environment, the drug war, technology and cultural trends to policy debate, sexual politics and health issues. The AlterNet article database includes more than 7,000 stories from over 200 sources.
Crooks and Liars - John Amato's online virtual magazine. Great source for current politically oriented video news clips and audio files.
DailyKos - Liberal/progressive weblog aimed at Democrats and liberals/progressive that is run by Markos Moulitsas Zúniga a young United States Army veteran. With weekly web traffic sometimes totaling over 5 million unique visits, it is arguably the most influential liberal weblog in the United States.
Megastories.com - Publishes and distributes news stories written by individuals and community groups commonly marginalized by mainstream media.
TomPaine.com - A journal of opinion inspired byThomas Paine, author of Common Sense and The Rights of Man, TomPaine.com features ideas, opinions, and analyses which are often overlooked by the mainstream media.
Common Dreams News Center - Like AlterNet, this is an excellent source of alternative news and opinions.
openDemocracy - British site with contributions from numerous sources from all over the world. Excellent!
Alex Jones' Infowars - Interesting site by Alex Jones, who claims that the governments of today are in collaboration to create a New World Order which is steadily taking away American liberties and plans to make the U.S. Constitution obsolete, helping the global elite further gain control.
Westword Online - Denver, Colorado's "alternative" newspaper. I like it a lot.
ZDNet Technology News - Great source for news about technology developments. They have lots of news about online privacy threats too.
News Synthesis - Nice site that rounds up news and commentary from multiple sources.
Mario's Cyberspace Station - Croatian journalist Mario Profaca's site is chock full of links to news of all sorts. The New York Times has said that "the site is an incredible and well organized collection of links to documents, reports, surveys, classified and unclassified materials, newspaper articles, statistics, manuals, books, pictures, television footage on every imaginable subject related to conflicts around the world and to the dark sides of today's society - regardless of their origin."
Tom Tomorrow - Check out the biting satire of Tom Tomorrow's "This Modern World" comic strip.
The Obscure Store and Reading Room - Links to lots of interesting news items.
The MoJo Wire - MotherJones Interactive - Definitely NOT conservative slant here!
ZNet - ZNet is a huge resource of alternative news and views.
Stuff - News from New Zealand!
Sex.com's Sex News - Links to lots of interesting sex related news. (Beware... this site has lots of links to "adult" sites.)
DisInformation - DisInformation is "designed to be the search service of choice for individuals looking for information on current affairs, politics, new science and the 'hidden information,' that seldom seems to slip through the cracks of the corporate owned media conglomerates."
Policy.com - A public policy information service that brings together a collection of research from think tanks and advocacy groups.
IntellectualCapital.com - Offers "a forum for individuals who desire more than a 'sound bite' approach to serious public policy issues." You can have your own views published here without censorship.
CongressVote.com Site where you can voice your views both to your fellow netizens and to the people who represent you in Congress, and hear their thoughts as well.
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) - Established in 1986, FAIR is an anti-censorship organization which works to "scrutinize media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints" and "expose important news stories that are neglected" by the major media outlets.
Just the News - about 100 audio & video news links from around the world. Great site!
AJR NewsLink - Great site for news by the American Journalism Review. Has 9,000 links to newspapers, magazines, broadcasters and news services worldwide.
The BigHub's News Search Page - Looking for a specific subject in the news? You can search several news sources from here.
BBC News - Includes audio and video feeds!
SF GATE - Home Page for San Francisco Chonicle & San Francisco Examiner.
C-SPAN - Access to the proceedings of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and to other forums where public policy is discussed, debated and decided--all without editing, commentary or analysis and with a balanced presentation of points of view.
The News Weekly - Portugal's largest circulation English language newspaper.
EFFweb - The Electronic Frontier Foundation - A non-profit organization working in the public interest to protect fundamental civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, in the arena of computers and the Internet.
N-NET - A collection of thousands of newspaper listings from all over the USA with links to many of them.
American Gulfwar Veterans Association - Seeks action and compensation on behalf of victims of "Gulf War Illness" and others exposed to chemical and/or biological agents. Claims that "Our troops returned home after serving their country with an illness that appears to be spreading into the general population, treatment is being denied and to date there are no safeguards of our blood supply."
Internets - Largest assembled filtered collection of useful search engines and newswires on the Web.
The Net Censorship Dilemma: Liberty or Tyranny - Australian site with extensive information about Internet censorship issues.
Derek's Reference, Science, & Health News - Links to Scientific News & Information.
Derek's News Radio & Talk Show Links - A few links to news and talk shows I find informative or interesting.
NEWS of the WEIRD - bizarre-but-true news from around the world, edited by Chuck Shepherd.
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