Media Page

The following publications, publishers, organizations, and programs provide a progressive perspective on the U.S. national security state, the ruling elite, media control and propaganda, the military-industrial-financial complex, American society including labor, education, health and the penal system, and US government intervention and transnational corporation and international financial institution interference in the Third World.

Magazines and other publications
TV & Radio programs


American Prospect, The

CovertAction Quarterly


Dollars and Sense

In These Times

Left Business Observer

Mother Jones

Multinational Monitor

New Internationalist

Nation, The

Progressive, The

Progressive Populist, The

Socialist Worker Online

Toward Freedom

Z magazine


Center for Defense Information

Center for Defense Information provides alternative information about U.S. defense needs, the military, and the defense industry

1500 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005

Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR)

FAIR is a national media watch group providing well-documented criticism of the mainstream media in an effort to correct bias and imbalance. FAIR focuses on the corporate monopoly of the media, the media's allegiance to official agendas, and the absence of public interest voices in national debates.

130 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
212-633-6700 phone
212-727-7668 fax

Rocky Mountain Media Watch

Rocky Mountain Media Watch helps citizens and the media understand and visualize what constitutes better journalism, and teaches activists and community groups to improve their media skills and increase coverage of their issues

Box 18858, Denver CO 80218
phone: 303-832-7558
fax: 303-832-7558

Worldwatch Institute

Worldwatch Institute conducts research and publishes on global environmental issues, with a goal of fostering a sustainable global society -- one in which human needs are met in ways that do not threaten the health of the natural environment. It annually publishes the State of the World, a well-researched publication that documents the global destruction of the environment

1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW,
Washington, DC 20036
202/452-1999 tel
202/296-7365 fax


South End Press

a publishing co-operative

7 Brookline St. Suite #1
Cambridge, MA 02139
phone 800-533-8478, 617-547-4002
fax 617-547-1333

Common Courage Press / Odonian Press

Box 702
Monroe, ME 04951

New Society Publishers

PO Box 189, Gabriola Island
BC, Canada VOR LXD
250-247-9737, 800-567-6772 tel
250-247-7471, 800-567-7311 fax

Seven Stories Press

140 Watts Street
New York, NY 10013
phone 800-596-7437, 212-226-8760
fax 212-226-1411

Verso Press

Verso's US distributor, W.W. Norton
WW Norton/National Book Company
800 Keystone Industrial Park
Scranton, PA 18512
Tel: 800-233-4830, Fax: 800-458-6515


TV & Radio programs

Alternative Radio

in-depth radio interviews by David Barsamian of noted individuals representing progressive positions not heard in the mainstream media


Hightower Radio

Former Texas Secretary of Agriculture and populist Jim Hightower champions the concerns of working people and skewers the high and mighty on the air coast to coast and on the World Wide Web. The decision to broadcast Hightower Radio is up to individual stations. Call or write your local talk radio station and tell them you want to listen to Hightower Radio in your community.

Pacifica Radio

Pacifica Radio is a listener-supported, community-based radio network, with a mission to promote freedom of the press and to serve as a forum for progressive viewpoints.

Pacifica Radio
1929 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
phone 501-848-6767
fax 501-848-3812


Free Speech websites

Independent Media Center
Democracy Now
Free Speech Internet TV
Common Dreams

" The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest."

John Dewey, American philosopher and educator, 1859-1952

Media organizations

Independent Media Center

Public Education Network
Fairness And Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
Prometheus Project
Center for Media and Democracy
Essential Information
Mother Jones Coin-Operated Congress
Media Alliance

Alternative Press Center
Rocky Mountain Media Watch
Center for Media and Democracy
Free Speech TV
Institute for Public Accuracy

What You Can Do

Media Censorship