Useful for finding any alt media, not just on microfilm! 1969-present. This is the subject index to alternative media. Extremely helpful if you are using the Underground newspaper collection on microfilm.
The Alternative Press Center (APC) is a non-profit collective dedicated to providing access to the alternative press and publisher of the Alternative Press Index. See their Directory of Periodicals -- a goldmine of links to scores of alternative journal websites, many of which contain full-text archives. Browse directory by alphabetical title list or by "all categories" (e.g. Disability Rights, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Multinational Corporations).
AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet’s aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and more.
Sponsored by the the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), an independent research and media organization based in Montreal. Coverage, contributed by writers from all over the world, includes a wide range of global issues, e.g. poverty, militarization, justice, civil rights and the environment. Articles from the 2000s to present. Contributors include journalists and academics, as well as some former public officials.
"In These Times, an independent, nonprofit magazine, is dedicated to advancing democracy and economic justice, informing movements for a more humane world, and providing an accessible forum for debate about the policies that shape our future."
"The News that didn't make the news". Project Censored educates students and the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government. Scroll to bottom of "About our Work" for top stories going back to 1998 and links to other "Independent News Sources".
Deep Dish TV is an alternative news network that produces and distributes a "series that challenge the suppression of awareness, the corruption of language, and the perversion of logic that characterizes so much of corporate media."
"Link TV broadcasts programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on international news, current events, and diverse cultures, presenting issues not often covered in the US media."
Alternative periodicals, serials, journals, & magazines