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Communications & Media Arts

Welcome to the Research (LIb) Guide for Communications & Media Arts at SUNY Erie Library

News and Media Sources/Watchdogs

Watchdog groups attempt to hold accountable people, organizations and institutions whose functions or activities negatively impact social or political life.

Alt Magazines and Newspapers

The alternative news sources below are available full-text and are searchable via library databases.

The last two links, In These Times and The Utne Reader, bring you straight to the publications' websites.

Conducting a web search on any of the titles in this group and following the links to the publications' websites will bring you to constantly updated content and blog discussions under articles and on current topics.


Keep your eye on these good alternative news sources!

Independent News Organizations

These organizations cover the news that affects how we live and think. Try any one of these for a different perspective.

Credit & Citation

Many thanks to Kathleen D. Rickert, reference librarian at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota for her awesome work, used by permission, on alternative media resources.

Rickert, K. D. (2011). Media and democracy: Resources for alternative news and information. College & Research Libraries News, 72(1), 24-27.

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