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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.

Alt A Review

Alt A Review

We bring you London through a unique cultural lens. Bespoke Arts and Culture news online and in print. The go-to going out guide that champions entertainment that champions diversity. 

Bella Caledonia

Bella Caledonia is an online magazine based in Scotland that publishes political and social commentary.

Bristol Radical Film Festival

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.

Bureau of Investigative Journalism

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.


Byline Media

Crowdfunded journalism – FOR the people, funded BY the people. Telling stories others dare not tell.

Centre for Investigative Journalism

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.

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Conclusion Online

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

Corporate Watch

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

DeSmog UK is an independent investigative media outlet that aims to expose lobbying and spin around climate change and other environmental issues.

Dorset Eye

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.

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Ethical Consumer

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.

Journo Resources

Journo Resources

Journo Resources is a non-profit company which helps to create a better media industry by levelling the playing field for young people from all backgrounds. We provide constructive tools, long-form careers advice and journalism, and practical tools and data to empower young people.

Livingstone Media Limited

We do not tell you what to think. We ask you to think again.


London Community Video Archive

LCVA is preserving the work of the Community Video movement in the 1970s and 80s, for use in the present

Manchester Meteor

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

Media Diversified is a social enterprise working to enrich, engage and improve the UK’s media landscape.

Media Reform Coalition

Media Reform represents an independent coalition of groups and individuals committed to maximising the public interest in communications.

New Internationalist

New Internationalist is a leading independent media organization dedicated to socially conscious journalism and publishing.

New Socialist

New Socialist

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

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

Now Then is a free, independent magazine covering art, culture and politics, providing a platform for discussion and debate.

Open Democracy

OpenDemocracy is an independent global media platform

Politics Theory

Politics Theory Other

Politics Theory Other is a weekly podcast on all things political, theoretical, and (occasionally) otheral.

Prides Purge

Sarcastic, cynical, petty, vindictive and paranoid. But apart from that…

Radical Film Network

Part of the point of the RFN is to provoke a range of different answers to this question.

Real Media

Real Media is a cooperative of journalists dedicated to public interest journalism and challenging mass media distortion.

Rebels Without A Pause

Rebels Without A Pause (RWAP)

Rebels Without A Pause are an independent news and documentary production company based in the UK committed to democratising the way people engage with factual content. We cover social, political and cultural topics through a varied mix of productions, from short news reports through to feature length films.

Reel News

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.

Report digital

Report digital is a leading independent picture library and brings together a diverse group of photographers in depicting the contradictions of contemporary life in the UK and those of a globalized world. We are also developing an Archive showing social history from 1945 onwards through the crisis of the 1970s & 1980s to today.

Research for Action

Research for Action

Research for Action is a workers’ co-operative producing research and facilitating participatory processes to support social, economic and environmental justice.


ROOT-ed Zine

ROOT-ed Zine (Revolution Of Our Time) is a self-published magazine, and online platform, that aims to promote, support and inspire creative people of colour within the North West of England.

Salford Star

For Salford, a magazine that’s different.

Spin Watch

Spinwatch investigates the way that the public relations (PR) industry and corporate and government propaganda distort public debate and undermine democracy.

Spotlight Studios

Supporting independent media is close to our hearts.


STRIKE! magazine

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

The Ferret is an investigative journalism project based in Scotland.

The Overtake

The Overtake

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

The People’s News

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.

Union News

The bosses have their newspapers and TV stations; we believe trade unionists need a loyal and active voice too.

We Are Our Media

We Are Our Media

We Are Our Media is a collective, made up of individuals and groups from across the North East who are creating independent and inclusive processes for producing and sharing media content.


Welfare Weekly

Welfare Weekly is a truly independent and socially ethical news blog, that specialises in the reporting of social welfare related news and opinion.

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