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POSITIVE MEDIA, ALTERNATIVE MEDIA,
MEDIA WATCHDOGS and MEDIA LITERACY LINKS


POSITIVE MEDIA

GOOD
GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits
pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we've been making a magazine, videos, and events
for people who give a damn. This website is an ongoing exploration of
what GOOD is and what it can be.

Good News Broadcast.com
GoodNews Broadcast.com will find, receive, create and
broadcast to the world non-violent, "life affirming," "thought provoking"
and "educational" good news stories. The Positive side of the news.

Good News Agency

Good News Agency carries positive and constructive news from
all over the world and is distributed through the Internet to over
2,300 editorial offices of the daily newspapers and periodical magazines
as well as radio and television stations in 38 countries.
It operates for the development of consciousness
and supports the activities of the Lucis Trust,
Radio For Peace International, The Club of Budapest
and other organizations promoting a culture of peace
in the ‘global village’ perspective based on
unity within diversity and on sharing.

Good News Network

The Good News Network will be a clearinghouse for the
gathering anddissemination of positive news stories.
We present the glorifying, NOT the horrifying.

Harmony Net Radio
Programming covering alternative medicine, holistic healing and spiritual perspectives
to empower, move and encourage you to reach your highest potential.

Human Media
Public radio programs featuring voices of
vision, conscience and compassion

New Dimensions Broadcasting Network
New Dimensions presents the history of the future, stimulating the mind,
inspiring the heart and stirring the soul.

New Earth News
From alternative medicine to new technology and advances in human potential
the subject matter covered by NEC is always entertaining, compelling and current

Ode Magazine
Ode is an independent magazine about the people and ideas
that are changing the world. By reading Ode you connect
to a network of positive change and inspiration.
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Positive News Network
Positive News is a free weekly newsletter that shares inspiring stories,
motivational/inspirational quotes and positive links.Positive Press
The Positive Press was founded to highlight positive stories found in the mainstream media.
By calling attention to these stories we wish to encourage more
constructive and positive journalism.

Radio Positive

  Radiopositive is a unique source of music that contains messages that are positive and
uplifting and promote unity and community regardless of personal beliefs.
Their belief is if we focus on positive messages even though there is
negativity all around us we can create a positive world
first for ourselves and gradually for everyone.

Real Voices
Our mission is to give ordinary Americans a voice in the political process. 
In powerful 60-second radio and TV spots, our real citizens address the president
in front of an audience of thousands of potential voters.
 
Share International Media Service

Share International Media Service volunteers maintain private a web site containing
numerous articles, previously published in Share International magazine,
available to journalists and editors around the world, free of charge.
Its purpose is to stimulate the practical action needed to rebuild
our world along more just and compassionate lines.
The solution-oriented articles, are written by
journalists from around the world,
and express uniquely progressive,
people-centered viewpoints.

World Pulse Magazine
an international publication that delivers a new
  realm of working solutions and global leadership for our time

Yes Magazine
Yes Magazine is a publication of the Positive Future's Network whose goal is
to enhance the power of people working to create a more just, sustainable,
and compassionate future by increasing their public visibility,their sense of
interconnection, and their access to visions, tools, stories and techniques for change.
To that end, the Network publishes YES! A Journal of Positive Futures,
which combines analysis of key problems with news of actions people are taking
in the United States and around the world to create a more positive future.
Stories commonly report on similar actions in many places
that reveal patterns that show the potential for significant social change.

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ALTERNATIVE MEDIA LINKS

Against the Grain
Against the Grain is a radio and web media project whose aim
is to provide in-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters
-- political, economic, social and cultural --
important to progressive and radical thinking and activism.

Ananova
Your news on your terms!
Ananova is a new kind of news service.
that let's you choose from more than 3,500 different kinds of content,
requesting e-mail alerts on anything from global warming to
Anthea Turner, from club listings to international affairs.

The Atlantic Online
The online version of the Atlantic Magazine

AlterNet
AlterNet.org, launched in 1998, is a project of the Independent Media Institute,
a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and
supporting independent and alternative journalism.
It 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.

American Prospect
The aim of The American Prospect is to contribute to a renewal of America's democratic
traditions by presenting a practical and convincing vision of liberal philosophy, politics,
and public life. We publish articles for the general reader that attempt to break through
conventional understanding and creatively reframe public questions.
Ours is not a magazine of complaint, of angry gestures, or of private irritations.
It is a magazine of public ideas, firmly committed -- however unfashionably --
to a belief in public improvement.

BBC News
News stories that often do not appear
in the US mainstream media.

Boston Globe Big Picture
The Big Picture is a photo blog for the Boston Globe/boston.com,
compiled semi-regularly by Alan Taylor.
Inspired by publications like Life Magazine (of old), National Geographic,
and online experiences like MSNBC.com's Picture Stories galleries
and Brian Storm's MediaStorm, The Big Picture is intended to highlight
high-quality, amazing imagery - with a focus on current events,
lesser-known stories and, well, just about anything that
comes across the wire that looks really interesting.

Common Dreams News Center
Breaking News and Views for the Progressive Community

CounterPunch
CounterPunch is the bi-weekly muckraking newsletter
bringing readers the stories that the corporate press never prints.

FreePress.net
Free Press is a national nonpartisan organization working to
increase informed public participation in crucial media policy debates,
and to generate policies that will produce a more competitive and
public interest-oriented media system with a strong nonprofit and
noncommercial sector.

Guerrilla News Network
Guerrilla News Network is an underground news organization
with headquarters in New York City and production facilities
in Berkeley, California. Their mission is to expose people
to important global issues through guerrilla programming
on the web and on television.

The Hill
The Hill is a non-partisan, non-ideological weekly newspaper
that describes the inner workings of Congress, the pressures
confronting policy makers and the many ways -- often unpredictable --
in which decisions are made.

Independent Media Center
A collective of independent media organizations and
hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
Indymedia is a democratic media outlet for the creation of radical, accurate,
and passionate tellings of truth.

Inner City Press
Investigative Reporting From the Inner City
to Wall Street to the United Nations
(recently Censored by Google --
read story here!
)

Media Channel
A media-oriented website dedicated to global issues
and created to foster more diverse and responsible media.

The Nation
The Nation will not be the organ of any party, sect, or body.
It will, on the contrary, make an earnest effort to bring to the discussion
of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war
upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation by which
so much of the political writing of the day is marred.

New Dimensions Radio
New Dimensions Broadcasting Network is a communications medium
like no other. An independent, listener-supported producer
and distributor of public radio, shortwave and internet programs,
New Dimensions is dedicated to presenting a diversity of views
from many traditions and cultures, and strives to impart
practical knowledge and perennial wisdom.
New Dimensions fosters the process of living a more
healthy life of mind, body and spirit while deepening
our connections to self, family, community and the environment.

News Target
Online news the way news should be.
Our mission is public education. We are 100% dedicated
to finding and reporting the truth on topics that matter.
We're 100% independent, we take no money from the companies
or products we write about, and we cannot be bought off.

Nothing But Headlines
a news syndication site updated every hour with all the latest breaking news
in sports, entertainment, politics and economy.

Real News Network
The Real News is a non-profit, member supported news and documentary network
focused on providing independent and uncompromising journalism.
Our staff, in collaboration with courageous journalists
around the globe, investigate, report and debate stories
on the critical issues of our times.

Truth Out
An alternative news source providing
critical news and commentary on world events

Washington Watchdog
A project of Common Cause focused on
monitoring pending legislation

Women's Media Center
A non-partisan, non-profit, tax - exempt, progressive women's media organization
based in New York City. Their mission is to assure that women are included as
sources for and subjects of the media--and that women media professionals
are afforded equal opportunities for employment and advancement.

Z-Net Magazine
Z is an independent political magazine of critical thinking on political,
cultural, social, and economic life in the United States.
It sees the racial, sexual, political, and class dimensions of personal life as
fundamental to understanding and improving contemporary circumstances
and it aims to assist activist efforts to attain a better future.

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MEDIA WATCHDOGS

Commercial Alert
Works to keep the commercial culture within its proper sphere,
and to prevent it from exploiting children and subverting
the higher values of family, community,
environmental integrity and democracy.

Fair.org
FAIR, the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented
criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. We work to invigorate the
First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press
and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public
interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.

Media Matters
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3)
progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively
monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation
in the U.S. media.

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MEDIA LITERACY LINKS

Alliance for Media Literate America

The AMLA is committed to promoting media literacy education that is focused on critical
inquiry, learning, and skill-building rather than on media-bashing and blame.
This national, grassroots membership organization will be a key force
in bringing media literacy education to all 60 million students in the
United States, their parents, their teachers, and others
who care about youth.

Just Think

The Just Think Foundation (JTF) is a dynamic nonprofit, 501(c)3,
dedicated to teaching young people literacy for the 21st century
by providing them with the skills to be critical thinkers
and creative producers.

Association of Transformative Media Arts

ATMA's purpose is to support the cultivation of personal, professional and creative integrity
in the media business, and to encourage the creation of programs that
educate and enlighten as well as entertain.

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