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    The Noam Chomsky Archive - Chomsky is one of America's most prominent political dissidents. A renowned professor of linguistics at MIT, he has authored over 30 political books, which repeatedly highlight the vital role of the mainstream media in implictly setting the parameters for debate, and "Manufacturing Consent" for actrocious policies. The searchable archive contains volumes of papers, and several complete books.

    Fear & Favor 2000 - FAIR's first annual report on how the powerful shape the news.

    Media Tycoon - RealVideo copy of an ABC pilot show made by Australia's John Safran that criticises the media and news reporting. Satirically styled, it includes 'tips' on how to get on the nightly news, how to get a music video on Rage and how to get a movie onto the video shelves.

    The Journalism and Films of John Pilger - John Pilger goes where few journalists dare to tread. International human rights abuses committed and aided by the West, especially the UNs sanctions against Iraq, are detailed in the largest John Pilger online archive.

    NutraSweet Soured on the Truth - In 1998, Fox Television Stations, allegedly fearful of Monsanto's lawyers, dropped a documentary in which NutraSweet was critized. This site covers the high-profile lawsuit involving the reporters of that program.

    Center for Media & Democracy - PR Watch - Whether the issue is health, consumer safety, environmental preservation or democracy and world peace, citizens today find themselves confronted by a bewildering array of hired propagandists paid to convince the public that junk food is nutritious, pollution is harmless, and that what's good for big business and big government is good for the rest of us.

    "Rogue States", by Noam Chomsky - Now that the Cold War is over, the US military and media have pinpointed a new bugbear - "Rogue States". This is a highly elastic term. Chomsky points out that, if one looks at this honestly, the US and UK are in fact themselves Rogue States.

    CNN Watch - Alleges anti-Israeli bias by the corporation in its media coverage of the Arab-Israel conflict. With articles, who's who and monitoring forms.

    American Review - Critiques the media, promotes media activism, and calls for media reform

    Studying the Media - Talk by Noam Chomsky on the power structures in the mainstream media - and on recognising subtle distortions that they implictly encourage.

    Drive-By Journalism - Book by Arthur Rowse, "blows the whistle on rating-chasing predators that who have turned a sacred obligation to educate and inform into a race to exploit the First Amendment for commercial gain." Common Courage Press.

    Media Foresight Society - Forum for discussion on how journalism and news industry is changing. Includes "Newstradamus," where stories about media trends from around the web are linked.

    State of the American Newspaper - Special report from American Journalism Review about effects of consolidation and other trends on newspapers as businesses and their role in serving the public interest.

    When Is News NOT News? - Commentary by petitecute on the ratings-led changes in US TV news broadcasting.

    Treasure State Review - Montana periodical devoted to journalism and justice that is published and edited by Nathaniel Blumberg of WoodFIREAshes Press.

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