Alternate News Sources
Mainstream media miss many stories. A
good journalist has to look beyond the standard sources and political
views to find the unexpected, the critical, the controversial.
best alternative news:
Other business monitors:
Environment news and links
- Red Cross Alertnet
- Alternative Press Center Over
- Comminit.com Excellent
resource page for Information, ideas, linkages and dialogue on communication,
development and change.
List of Alternative Media
News from Africa, Asia, Latin America and other developing regions prepared
by journalists from those regions on a wide range of topics including
the environment, trade, conflict, industry, human rights, gender, arts
and culture. Free for two weeks, then for a modest price.
A well-organized site for the latest in labour and trade union news.
While aimed at labour activists, it's a handy tool for journalists.
You can search for news by country and there are extensive archives.
- TomDispatch.com A daily weblog
by author Tom Engelhardt
Links to many US print alternatives
Delightful treasure chest of startling information on income inequalities.
Includes a news
section , a list
of experts and a quote
gallery ("To turn $100 in $110 is work. To turn $100 million
into $110 million is inevitable" from Edgar Bronfman). Produced
by a network of journalists and founded by James Lardner, a writer for
US News and World Report.
- Third world traveler Alternative
view of US politics, media, trade issues.
- UK librarians - BUBL
UK academic site with wide selection by topic or country
the headlines A UK academic site that provides good resources
and web pages for top stories in the news. Operated by the Resource
Discovery Network, The RDN's 30,000 resources are selected, catalogued
and described by subject and information professionals drawn from over
60 UK education institutions.