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Action Coalition for Media Education

Independently-funded media literacy education plays a crucial role in challenging Big Media’s monopoly over our culture, helping to move the world to a more just, democratic and sustainable future.


The Journal of the Mental Environment: We are a global network of culture jammers and creatives working to change the way information flows, the way corporations wield power, and the way meaning is produced in our society.

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

A national coalition of health care professionals, educators, advocacy groups, parents, and individuals who care about children.


ColorLines has been building a home for journalism in service to racial justice since 1998. Our multiracial team of writers, producers and photographers cover stories from the perspective of community, rather than through the lens of power brokers. We consider racism a structural problem that demands structural, rather than solely person solutions.


FAIR, the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. We work to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.


This Community blog exists to provide a platform for feminist and pro-feminist writing, to connect feminists online and off, and to encourage activism. We hope that the Community blog will be a forum for a variety of feminist voices and organizations.

Free Press

Free Press is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to reform the media.

Media Awareness Network…

Curriculum and resources for everyone interested in media literacy and digital literacy for young people.

Media Education Foundation

Documentary films challenging media.

Media Matters

Media Matters for America is a not-for-profit, web-based, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.

Media Matters: Education from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Media Matters is a national public education campaign of the American Academy of Pediatrics. It was launched in 1997 to help pediatricians, parents, and children become more aware of the influence that media has on children.

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation’s children. We provide free educational materials to teachers and other school practitioners in the U.S. and abroad.

Wiki Leaks

“          … could become as important a journalistic tool as the Freedom of Information Act.” — Time Magazine

WikiLeaks is a multi-jurisdictional public service designed to protect whistleblowers, journalists and activists.

Women’s enews

Covering Women’s Issues – Changing Women’s Lives

Women’s Media Center

The Women’s Media Center makes women visible and powerful in the media.