A growing list of some of our favourite media sites, from BC, from Canada, and around the world.
Island Tides, the intelligent and local newspaper for the Gulf Island and Vancouver Island
Tide Change, connecting people in the Comox Valley– articles, community groups and community calendar
The Tyee, news, arts & culture, life, opinion, mediacheck
The Canadian with Rafe Mair – environmental news
Econews by Guy Dauncy
Canadian progressive journalists, writers, artists and activists from across the country
Straight Good News – Canada’s alternative online source
thegreenpages, online enviro news/community resource
The Dominion, Canada’s grassroots national newspaper
Progressive opinion and online Gorilla radio edited by Chris Cook
This, Canadian politics, pop culture and the arts
Alternatives, Canada’s national environmental magazine
“Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds the Public Square”
US and the World
The Centre for Media and Democracy’s PR Watch is a US non-profit investigative reporting group who focuses on exposing corporate spin and government propaganda. They publish PRWatch, SourceWatch, and BanksterUSA.
ProPublica is an US independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. “We strive to foster change through exposing exploitation of the weak by the strong and the failures of those with power to vindicate the trust placed in them.” Their coverage of Katerina and the aftermath was outstanding.
Media Lens is a UK-based media-watch project analysing mainstream media bias.
Reader Supported News is an outgrowth of Truthout and carries serious news stories not found in other media.