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  • A gateway alternative media resources, the site includes links to articles on a variety of topics. Alternative Media Watch is a part of Z Net, the online website of _Z Magazine_, an independent monthly.
  • A website featuring original articles about a variety of subjects, as well as commentary by several bloggers and columnists. Includes multimedia and a forum for discussion.
  • A website devoted to investigative reporting of current political events by top journalists.
  • A Minneapolis/St. Paul based blog with links to news and links to alternative media perspectives.
  • The main website for Indymedia, a collective of independent media organizations and journalists offering non-corporate coverage, with links to local Indymedia websites.
  • A portal for news, information and guides to independent bookstores, independent publishers, literary periodicals, alternative periodicals, independent record labels, and alternative newsweeklies.
  • Since 1968 (as the DC Gazette), writer, activist and social critic Sam Smith has produced this alternative to the established Press. Includes links to free presses and other progressive online resources about government, law, and society.
  • The newspaper of the New York Indymedia Center, with mostly local coverage.
  • "WatchingAmerica makes available in English articles written about the U.S. by foreigners, often for foreign audiences, and often in other languages. Since WatchingAmerica offers its own translations, regular users of our site will enjoy articles not available in English anywhere else. We are a unique window into world opinion." -From the website.

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