(work in progress--will get much much larger, and yes I will organize my list as well)

Online News Sources (From FAIR

Here are some of the websites that FAIR visits most often to keep up with the news. Please note that we don't necessarily endorse the way these sites covers the issues; some of them are worth visiting for their critical perspectives, others simply because the media outlets are particularly influential. Happy browsing!

Alternative News

  • AlterNet. Syndicated writings from the alternative press.
  • The American Prospect. Liberal political magazine; has a good blog.
  • Common Dreams. Breaking news and links to highlights from the day's progressive press.
  • CounterPunch. A bi-weekly muckraking newsletter 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 perhaps the best round-up of the progressive blogosphere, with much media criticism.
  • In These Times. A nonprofit political magazine featuring news and analysis that challenge the corporate media.
  • Independent media organizations and journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
  • Left Business Observer. Monthly newsletter on economics and politics edited by Doug Henwood.
  • The Nation. America's oldest weekly news magazine, featuring political news and commentary.
  • OneWorld Online. 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.
  • 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.
  • World Socialist Web Site. News from a Marxist perspective; frequent media criticism.
  • ZNetZ Magazine's site for progressive news and organizing.

Mainstream News

Media Criticism and Resources

Please tell us about bad links-- and great sites not on our lists.

Headlines/Wire Services

AP Top Stories

AP Big Story

News from The Associated Press (map of US, click on state and then news source)


All Headline News (old news headlines)

Agence France-Press

ITV News

BBC Monitoring (monitors the media)


The New York Times (Mobile version)

Today’s Paper - The New York Times

Watching - (an excellent resource of breaking news and top stories)

Washington Post Today's paper

Wall St Journal Today's paper

Boston Globe this link should take you to Today's Paper

The Guardian US version

The Guardian UK version

Le Monde diplomatique

Janes Defence Weekly


Other News Websites



Revolution News

The Intercept


C-SPAN latest programs


Project on Government Oversight

African News - Breaking News

euronews news

Deutsche Welle

Global Issues

The Conflict Monitoring Center

Countries | ReliefWeb


FATA Research Centre

Doha Free Press

Human Security Report Project

Global Legal Monitor

London Progressive Journal


The Free Thought Project


Daily Sabah | Turkish Daily News


DCist: News, Food, Arts & Events

Center for Public Integrity

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

The UpTake | Citizen Fueled News

Jacobin magazine

The Sparrow Project

Nation Institute


Dissident Voice

UK Constitution Law

Orchestrated Pulse  Periodical Blog

The Detectologist

Courage to Resist

Compass Cultura

Political Fail Blog **note as of December 25 2014 there seems to be a problem with web host.  Page listed as suspended

International Trade Centre

European Public Affairs


Boston Magazine

Climate Science Watch

Public Intelligence

Free Speech TV Scroll down for various news links US government website US government website

Donia Al-Watan

Watanserb (last update November 2013)

Daily News Egypt

GRIID (last updated May 2013)


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