There are no Liberal media. There is no Progressive bias to the mainstream media. It is a narrative used by the right to neuter the media which tempers reporting about the lies that define their ideology. It is for this reason that Progressive bloggers and sites are of utmost importance now.
There are many Progressive sites out there. This is my growing preferred list. Please share this page to get these sites promoted.
Charlotte Vaughan Coyle
Charlotte Vaughan Coyle lives in Paris TX and blogs about intersections of faith, culture and politics on her website and Intersections Facebook page. She serves as national president of Coffee Party USA and contributes regularly to the Join the Coffee Party Movement Facebook page. Charlotte is an ordained minister within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and also blogs about Scripture from a progressive Christian approach in her Living in The Story Musings.
Common Dreams is a non-profit independent newscenter created in 1997 as a new media model. By relying on our readers and tens of thousands of small donations to keep us moving forward — with no advertising, corporate underwriting or government funding — Common Dreams maintains an editorial independence our readers can count on. We are optimists. We believe real change is possible. But only if enough well-informed, wwell-intentioned– and just plain fed up and fired-up — people demand it. We believe that together we can attain our common dreams.
Crooks and Liars
Crooks and Liars is an award-winning site for progressive news and media criticism. Started by John Amato in 2004, Crooksandliars.com was the first website to feature audio and video online, revolutionizing how political news is consumed and distributed on the Internet.
Daily Kos has the largest audience in liberal media, ranked a top-100 site in the United States by Quantcast among ALL sites, with 18.5 million unique visitors and over 80 million page views in November 2016. We have an email list that is 3 million strong—1 million of that accumulated just since the election. Our content is typically viewed by 60 million people on Facebook every week, with about 20 million engaging with it (commenting, sharing, liking). There is a resistance brewing in this country, and it is making Daily Kos its home.
Democratic Underground is an online community where politically liberal people can do their part to effect political and social change by Interacting with friendly, like-minded people; Sharing news and information, free from the corporate media filter; Participating in lively, thought-provoking discussions; Helping elect more Democrats to political office at all levels of American government; and Having fun! Democratic Underground hosts the most active liberal discussion board on the Internet. They are an independent website funded by member subscriptions and advertising and have no affiliation with the Democratic Party. Democratic Underground is a truly grassroots community where regular members drive the discussion and set the standards. There is no other website quite like it anywhere on the Internet.
Egberto Willies is a political activist, author, political blogger, radio show host, business owner, software developer, web designer, and mechanical engineer in Kingwood, TX. He is an ardent Liberal that believes tolerance is essential. His favorite phrase is “political involvement should be a requirement for citizenship”. Willies is currently a contributing editor to DailyKos, OpEdNews, and several other Progressive sites. He was a frequent contributor to HuffPost Live. He won the 2nd CNN iReport Spirit Award and was the Pundit of the Week.
Elisabeth Parker is a Progressive blogger whose blog posts are distributed on several popular activist websites. Her writing gets quite a bit of attention on several news outlets. Elisabeth currently lives in the Pacific Northwest.
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation
in the U.S. media. Launched in May 2004, Media Matters for America put in place, for the first time, the means to systematically monitor a cross section of print, broadcast, cable, radio, and Internet media outlets for conservative misinformation – news or commentary that is not accurate, reliable, or credible and that forwards the conservative agenda – every day, in real time.
Mother Jones is a reader-supported nonprofit news organization and the winner of the American Society of Magazine Editors’ 2017 Magazine of the Year Award. Our staff does independent and investigative reporting on everything from politics and climate change to education and food (plus cat blogging). Some 11 million people come to this site each month, and we also publish a bimonthly, 200,000-circulation magazine. Last year was our 40th anniversary, and to celebrate we published an award-winning 35,000-word undercover exposé on private prisons, redesigned the site and magazine, and launched an acclaimed food podcast called Bite. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
OpEdNews.com, is a non-partisan, non-profit, bottom-up, progressive/liberal news, opinion, op-ed media site, activism tool and blog community. They enable groups and individuals to communicate progressive ideas, plans, events, projects, campaigns to be easily posted to the internet and into the news cycle.
The Raw Story is an investigative news nexus that highlights underreported news and rejects the traditional media narratives of power and influence. Founded in Boston in 2004, Raw Story has grown from a pure play political news site to a collaborative, investigative powerhouse that reaches more than 1.6 million readers per month. Recent focal points have included Wikileaks, wiretapping, and judicial abuse. We’re a big believer in transparency and the power of information to change lives. We also hold that telling the stories of those disenfranchised by popular media enriches our ability to understand and solve complex global challenges.
Thom Hartmann is live daily from noon-3 PM ET and carried in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Detroit, Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, Santa Fe, Memphis, Grand Rapids, and on over two hundred other outlets nationwide including Chicago, Washington DC, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis, and on XM and Sirius Satellite radio. He is also a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show, now in its eighth year on the air, replaced Al Franken on the Air America Radio Network, is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.
Truthout is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing independent news and commentary on a daily basis. Truthout works to spark action by revealing systemic injustice and providing a platform for transformative ideas, through in-depth investigative reporting and critical analysis. With a powerful, independent voice, we will spur the revolution in consciousness and inspire the direct action that is necessary to save the planet and humanity.