Category: News and Media

Alternative News Sources

Alternative News

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” – George Washington Carver

Common Dreams – “We publish breaking news from a progressive perspective.”

Free Press – “we promote diverse and independent media ownership, strong public media, quality journalism and universal access to communications.” – “the integrated media platform for people who want to live well and do good.”

Grist – “dishing out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist since 1999”

Huffington Post – “The Internet Newspaper: News Blogs Video Community.” – “Because there is a war for your mind.”

International Human Press – “an online news organization that has been publishing original articles and updated news written by industry experts.”

Life Hacker – “Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.” – “brings real Americans back into the political process.” – “a non-profit collection of public education websites covering topics that empower individuals to make positive changes in their health, environmental sensitivity, consumer choices and informed skepticism.”

The Sun – “Personal. Political. Provocative. Ad-free.”

Think Progress – “seeks to provide a forum that advances progressive ideas and policies.”


Mainstream Media Sources

Mainstream Media

News and current events from mainstream media sources.

ABC News – “ABC News offers latest breaking news, daily headlines, exclusive interviews and broadcast video coverage.”

CBS News – “CBS News brings you the latest breaking world & national news.”

CNN – “ delivers the latest breaking news and information on the latest top stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics, and more.”

Fox News – “Get breaking news, must see videos and exclusive interviews from the number #1 name in news.”

MSNBC – “ is a leader in breaking news, video and original journalism. Stay current with daily news updates in health, entertainment, and more.” – “for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences.

NPR – “an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming.”

New York Times – “Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, and more.” – “Listing of 10000 newspapers from around the world, searchable by country and then by publication.”

TED – “a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.”

Time – “Breaking news and analysis from Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.”

Wall Street Journal – “WSJ online coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.”

Washington Post – “Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more.”


Online TV & Movies

TV and Movies

Here are some recommended sources for watching TV shows, movies, and documentaries online. Some sites allow free viewing and others do require a monthly membership.

Amazon Prime –  “Unlimited instant streaming of 41,000 movies and TV episodes.” – “Clicker is the complete guide to Internet Television” – “the very best in political and news commentary and information programming.”

Discovery Channel – Watch shows from the Discovery Channel

Documentary Heaven – “provide the public with a vast collection of documentaries spanning across every genre out there.”

ESPN – “Accessing your favorite live sports and shows from ESPN” – “Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more”

LiveStream – “Watch or broadcast live events.”

Netflix – “the world’s leading Internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV shows.”

Redux – “Redux is a new kind of TV—hundreds of channels of entertaining, hand-picked video, all from a passionate community of curators.” – “full watchable documentaries and information” – “Thousands of tv links.. you’d better get started.”

TVland – “Watch full episodes of classic & original shows online.”

XfinityTV – “instant access to an extensive video collection of television shows, movies, trailers and clips”