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Randomize this list. List of News Sources.
15 April 2011
Here is a page with links to various news and information resourses.  It is evolutionary and I hope to make it a good place to come to find relevant and favourite news sources.  There are the obvious famous ones like Reuters UK, BBC News and Al Jazeera and there are the more obscure like LockerGnome, Ship of Fools and News of the Weird.  If you want some news source adding to this page just email me and I will add it.  It can be one you like or your own news site.
Al Jazeera: The Arab news channel which has gained massive popularity with its coverage of the troubles in the Middle East. You can watch Al Jazeera Live (in English) and when that is not available (with a message like "Al Jazeera is no longer available via the broadband services Jalipo and VDC") you can get it from LiveStation Al Jazeeera Live.
Alex Jones Show: Daily radio show. They say the pen is mightier than the sword, but in the case of Alex Jones, the microphone is mightier than depleted uranium.
Amnesty International News & Updates: Amnesty International campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. This is their news page.
BBC: A world famous news and current affairs source.
Channel 4 News: News from a British public service broadcaster.
CITIZENTUBE: A news and politics aggregate of YouTube videos. They also have a blog at
CNN: (Cable News Network) One of the world's most significant 24 hour news channels plus some.
Community Press Group: Serves as a news & current affairs content hub - promoting community involvement a level platform for all people to contribute and participate.
Corporate Watch: is an independent, not-for-profit journalism, research and publishing group that undertakes research on the social and environmental impact of corporations and corporate power.
Democracy Live: The BBC's dedicated site for on demand video coverage of UK's national political institutions and the European Parliament.
DEMOCRACY NOW: A national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
Financial Times: One of the world's leading business news and information organisations.
Google News: A computer-generated news site that aggregates headlines from more than 4,500 English-language news sources worldwide
Groklaw: When you want to know more but don't know where to look.
Harakahdialy: Daily website edition of Harakah, the official organ of Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS)
How Stuff Works: Award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. Because there is a war on for your mind.
LockerGnome: A technology news source. Started by Chris Pirillo in 1996 it is a kind of social networking hub. Chris Piirllo is a technology geek or nerd with huge energy and enthusiasm. His various blogs, newsletters and social networks cover all things technological in home computing and some offbeat things too.
London Evening Standard: That's it really! The London Evening Standard on the web.
Mashable: Primarily social media news but also business, media, web development, technology, gadgets and more. Metro was launched in March 1999 as a free, colour newspaper for morning commuters in London. It is now a British local newspaper and web site.
News of the Weird: Started in 1988 by Chuck Shepherd News of the Weird is a syndication of weird news stories.
openDemocracy: openDemocracy describes itself as "a digital commons not a magazine" and is a public service on the web providing independent articles of public interest to counter the corporate media.
Prison Planet: "The truth will set you free." An Alex Jones web site dedicated to civil liberties issues, global government, conspiracies and a wide variety of current events & topics. There is also PrisonPlanet.TV which is worth viewing.
Real News Reporter: A kind of handmade aggregate that is worth a dip. They say: "Alternative News for Independent Minds. Opinions, Politics, Blogs, Articles, Videos, and News From Websites from around the world."
Reuters: Probably the most reliable news source in the world.
RT: [Russia Today] began its round-the-clock, English-language news broadcast from Moscow in December 2005. It was the first all-digital Russian TV network.
Salon: From Salon's founder: "The country needs a fighting, independent media more than ever" Lots of Scottish news!
Ship of Fools: Started by Simon Jenkins in 1997 as a magazine and launched on the internet in 1983 the Ship of Fools is a disorganized Christian news source questioning beliefs and offering a lot of news articles and views.
Sky News: They say "First for breaking news".
Sputnik: New media brand with multimedia centers in dozens of countries (launched Nov 2014).
TechCrunch: Technology news and analysis. Started in 2005 by the influential Michael Arrington.
The Economist: "...authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology."
The Guardian: A long standing UK newspaper formerly known as The Manchester Guardian.
The Hill: It is written for and about the U.S. Congress, with a special focus on business and lobbying, political campaigns. and other events on Capitol Hill.
The Independent: British daily newspaper now owned by the former KGB officer Alexander Lebedev. The Independent is affectionately known as the Indy. The Sunday version less affectionately as the Sindy!
The Motley Fool: Investment company whos aim is "To educate, amuse, and enrich"
The New York Times: Founded in 1851 this is a daily newspaper which has won a staggering 104 Pulitzer Prizes. It is the most popular American online newspaper.
The Observer: The world's oldest Sunday newspaper. It was bought by the Guardian in 1993 and is liberal in outlook.
The Register: Their slogan: Biting the hand that feeds IT. The IT refers to Information Technology but the site covers many interesting offshoots.
The Telegraph: Official web site of The Daily Telegraph which is a UK broadsheet newspaper established back in 1855.
The Times: Web site for the British daily newspaper of the same name.
The Wall Street Journal: An American international daily newspaper published in New York City by Dow Jones & Company.
TODAY'S ZAMAN: English language Turkish news source.
Truthdig: Truthdig provides expert coverage of current affairs and thoughtful, provocative content with a progressive perspective.
Truthdig: Truthdig provides expert coverage of current affairs and thoughtful, provocative content with a progressive perspective.
Union News: The active voice for trade unionists!
V[]CATIV: Explores the deep web to reveal data driven news stories.
WikiLeaks: The whistleblowers website that changed the world. Also for a list of mirror sites since various terrorist organisations (erstwhile governments) keep trying to take WikiLeaks down. Also Wikileaks Twitter Page and WikiLeaks Facebook Page.
Xinhua News Agency: The official press agency of the People's Republic of China. Xinhua is the most influential media in China and subordinate to central government.

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