Independent Media

The following organizations profile themselves as independent media.


Globalvoices Independent media  writes stories about human rights violations around the world.


OpenDemocracy is an independent global media platform that publishes up to 60 articles a week and attracts over 8 million visits a year. Through reporting and analysis of social and political issues, OpenDemocracy seeks to encourage power-makers throughout the world to enter into a democratic debate. With human rights as our central landmark, we raise serious questions about freedom, justice and democracy.

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is known for its’ accurate facts, impartial reporting, effective use of media and targeted advocacy, often in collaboration with local human rights groups. Every year Human Rights Watch publishes over 100 reports and information on human rights conditions in about 90 countries, which generates extensive coverage in local and international media.

Indigenous Action

We are a volunteer collective of experienced native media makers and fanatics who collaborate on a project basis for media justice from an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist framework.


IRE Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of research reports. IRE was founded in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists around the world can help each other by sharing stories, ideas, collection techniques and news sources.


The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a nationally recognized watchdog with its’ profound and award-winning research into corruption that undermines our democracy, environment and economic prosperity.


RoarMag ROAR is an independent magazine offering from aradical angle grassroots perspectives in the frontline to the global battle for true democracy.


The International Journal of Commons is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open-access journal, aimed at supporting institutions to promote and manage resources that can be (or may be) used collectively.


Organic & is informative on their subject and serves as a learning portal for increased awareness of important, unprecedented news that you should be aware of. We publish new information daily and try to report the entire story.

Versatile reporting of stories and experiences of coops around the world.


The Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC) is a non-profit, university program situated at Kent State. The competences are focused on four main groups: 1) entrepreneurs who want to leave their business, 2) owners who are interested in selling their business to their employees, 3) employee groups, local authorities and community groups that avoid closure and job losses, and 4) on existing employees who want to improve.