The Media Partners
Alborada is an independent voice on Latin American politics, media and culture. We provide a progressive take on the region, offering perspectives rarely found in the mainstream.
Bella Caledonia is an online magazine based in Scotland that publishes political and social commentary.
The Bristol Radical Film Festival was founded in 2011 to showcase a different kind of cinema; contemporary and historical works of formally innovative, risk-taking, and/or overtly political left-wing documentary and fiction filmmaking.
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent, not-for-profit media organisation that holds power to account. We tackle big subjects through deep reporting that uncovers the truth. We tell the stories that matter.
Crowdfunded journalism – FOR the people, funded BY the people. Telling stories others dare not tell.
The Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom is an independent voice for media reform. We work to promote policies for diverse and democratic media.
The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) is a think-tank, alternative university and an experimental laboratory set up to train a new generation of reporters in the tools of investigative, in-depth, and long-form journalism across all media.
CommonSpace is a digital news and views service and a place to network, share ideas and discuss the issues affecting Scotland.
Conclusion Online is an alt-media platform committed to providing transparent, agenda-free news for the people.
Consented is a multi-media platform for those who aren’t accurately represented by the mainstream.
Corporate Watch is a not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis and training have supported people affected by corporations and those taking action for radical social change.
DeSmog UK is an independent investigative media outlet that aims to expose lobbying and spin around climate change and other environmental issues.
Dorset Eye is a non profit organisation that was launched on 1st June 2012 by a small group of people who share a common passion for enabling people to have a voice that can and should be heard.
Ethical Consumer is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-stakeholder co-operative with open membership, founded in 1989 and based in Manchester. For over 25 years we have been the hub of the ethical consumer movement, helping consumers to shop ethical …
Guestlist are a homegrown enterprise with roots in music, now on a mission to create content & campaigns that have a lasting impact on the world. As well as covering the music genres that matter to us, with interviews, gig and event listings, we include a broad news section covering issues that are close to our heart. We started as a wayward child well into music, now we’re an adolescent troublemaker with an eye on what is real in the world.
We do not tell you what to think. We ask you to think again.
Bringing people of Manchester together around films, spoken word and music, the night blended both ancient and modern forms of storytelling to explore media related issues from global to local.
Media Diversified is a social enterprise working to enrich, engage and improve the UK’s media landscape.
Media Reform represents an independent coalition of groups and individuals committed to maximising the public interest in communications.
New Internationalist is a leading independent media organization dedicated to socially conscious journalism and publishing.
Robust intellectual discussion and intransigent rabble rousing. An independent source of left thought based in the UK.
newsPeeks is a bold and contemporary online media platform producing multimedia stories on current affairs and politics for a new generation.
Novara Media is an independent media organisation addressing the issues – from a crisis of capitalism to racism and climate change – that are set to define the 21st century.
Now Then is a free, independent magazine covering art, culture and politics, providing a platform for discussion and debate.
OpenDemocracy is an independent global media platform
Sarcastic, cynical, petty, vindictive and paranoid. But apart from that…
Part of the point of the RFN is to provoke a range of different answers to this question.
Real Media is a cooperative of journalists dedicated to public interest journalism and challenging mass media distortion.
Reel News is an activist video collective, set up to publicise and share information on inspirational campaigns and struggles
Reknr covers crucial issues and opinions that we feel are deserving of greater exposure. We want to offer voices often ignored by the mainstream media a platform on which to publish their ideas to a wider audience. Reknr produces digital campaign material (memes) supporting various grassroots causes, and educational material aimed at helping ordinary people navigate and understand worldwide political/economic issues.
Research for Action is a workers’ co-operative producing research and facilitating participatory processes to support social, economic and environmental justice.
For Salford, a magazine that’s different.
Spinwatch investigates the way that the public relations (PR) industry and corporate and government propaganda distort public debate and undermine democracy.
Supporting independent media is close to our hearts.
STRIKE! is a feminist collective. We produce a quarterly magazine, video content and organise events across London. We are committed to platforming grassroots movements and the creative culture of these fights.
The Ferret is an investigative journalism project based in Scotland.
The Overtake is a national news website for millennials based in Leeds. We’re an antidote to the straight, white, middle-class mainstream media.
The People’s News is a new, youth led media site that tries to bring unviolated truth and in depth analysis to the electorate. Founded in 2017, it is proud member of the independent media, providing progressive analysis and commentary on political issues. It desires to to have political debate based on the real world and not on the desires of an elite few.
Our purpose is to challenge neoliberal thinking that is causing a wave of disruption as western countries move from one social and economic crisis to another. Raise awareness of misinformation, disinformation and propaganda delivered by the vested interests of the media, corporations and governments and act as a hub, liaise and partner with organisations with similar aims.
The bosses have their newspapers and TV stations; we believe trade unionists need a loyal and active voice too.