Ralph Nader breaks down the nightly news

Countdown is one of the best Guerrilla News Network videos produced. GNN closed down in 2009 but many of their videos and articles can be found online.

Reclaiming the Media – free book download

The 2007 book Reclaiming the Media: Communication Rights and Democratic Media Roles is available as free chapter PDF downloads on publisher intellect’s site. Edited by Bart Cammaerts and Nico Carpentier, the 300-page book “aims to look at four thematic areas that structure the opportunities for democratising (media) democracy. A first section is devoted to citizenship  more »

Globalization and the Media

Heavy on the Voice of God narration, this UK TV doc is a little tepid, but does introduce some of the issues around corporate media, alt media and globalization.

Amy Goodman on Alternative Media

Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now, talks about the importance of alternative media in a 2004 speech entitled “Alternative Media are the Message.” Part 1: http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=-8981447856353229519&hl=en&fs=true Part 2: http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=6445390880294722205&hl=en&fs=true

Be Aware

A Hollywood trailer-style video featuring information on a smattering of alternative journalism sites.