BagNews - Analyzes and reports news and media images. Seeks to better understand the levels of meaning, the underlying story lines and the various agendas reflected in the more prominent news pictures of the day.
Community Media Workshop - Working to diversify the voices in news and public debates by coaching grassroots, arts and other nonprofit organizations and sourcing community news for journalists. promotes news that matters.
Fifth Estate Online - An international, interactive on-line journal of radical media thinking and critical practice. A forum for those who are concerned about the historical and current role and power of the mass media in society.
Global Voices Online - A non-profit global citizens' media project, sponsored by and launched from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at the Harvard Law School. Global Voices is a guide to the most interesting conversations, information, and ideas appearing around the world on various forms of participatory media such as blogs, podcasts, photo sharing sites, and videoblogs.
Google One Pass - A payment system that enables publishers to set the terms for access to their digital content.
Guerilla Media - A Vancouver-based group of media critics that creates popular education projects around social justice issues. Using satire as its main political tool, Guerilla Media creates and distributes parodies of daily newspapers, and government and corporate promotional materials.
MediaWire - Stories about the media and its practitioners.
Meredith - Ffeatures multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More, American Baby, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets.
PressThink - Jay Rosen's media and press criticism.
PRINT - A bimonthly magazine about visual culture and design. Documents and critiques commercial, social, and environmental design from every angle. A general-interest magazine, engagingly written by cultural reporters and critics who look at design in its social, political, and historical contexts. PRINT shows its audience of designers, art directors, illustrators, photographers, educators, students, and enthusiasts of popular culture why our world looks the way it looks, and why the way it looks matters.
PublicEye - Presenting reports by scholars and journalists on trends within the U.S. political right.
Quill Magazine - Published 10 times a year by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).
RAP 21 - An electronic network that facilitates the exchange of innovative ideas and the latest information about the business of newspapers, issues related to press freedom, and career development opportunities for the African press.
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