Interesting News Sources

Democracy Now: “A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 900 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the United States.”

YES Magazine: “YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.”

Shareable: “Shareable is a nonprofit online magazine that tells the story of sharing. We cover the people, places, and projects bringing a shareable world to life. And we share how-tos so you can make a shareable world real in your life. In a shareable world, things like clothing swaps, childcare coops, potlucks, carsharing, community gardens, and cohousing make life more fun, green, and affordable. When we share, not only is a better life possible, but so is a better world.”

Common Dreams: “We use the latest technology to bring the progressive community together online. We create political organizing tools and new models for Internet activism. We publish breaking news from a progressive perspective. And the latest ideas and opinions  of some of the world’s best progressive writers and activists.”

Utne Reader: “Utne Reader and Utne.com are digests of independent ideas and alternative culture. Not right, not left, but forward thinking. We’re most interested in creating a conversation about everything from the environment to the economy, politics to pop culture.”

AlterNet: “AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet’s aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and more. Since its inception in 1998, AlterNet.org has grown dramatically to keep pace with the public demand for independent news.”
Digg: “Digg is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web.”
Good: “Offers articles, commentary, fiction and comics on culture and society.”
News with Humour
The Onion: “The Onion is a national publication and website that offers award-winning news and views that readers can’t get anywhere else. Every week, our attention grabbing headlines and photojournalism paint a unique picture of the world.”
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