Online Resources - Media

October 17, 2011
From PeacockPoverty: PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends....
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
June 1, 2011
Nunatsiaq News is an English-Inuktitut weekly newspaper that has served the people of [Nunavut] and the Nunavik region of Arctic Quebec since 1973.
Keywords: Indigenous, Media, news, General resources, Nunavut
June 1, 2011
Frances Bula, a former Vancouver Sun reporter, writes the State of Vancouver blog. The blog has stories and opinion pieces on city politics, the Downtown Eastside, homelessness and other Vancouver...
Keywords: Blogs, Media, British Columbia
June 1, 2011
Challenging the Commonplace is a blog by two social researchers with stories on a variety of issues including poverty and homelessness.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Media, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors. Vendors buy the paper for 50 cents and sell the magazine to customers by donation. All money from the...
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, British Columbia, General resources
June 1, 2011
Forty-five years and still going strong, This Magazine is one of Canada’s longest-publishing alternative journals. Founded by a gang of school activists in 1966, and originally called This Magazine...
Keywords: magazine, Media, General resources, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Poor No More is a new documentary that will take Canadians on a journey to see first-hand what is being done here and in other countries to reduce and eliminate poverty. The film and the website are...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, poverty, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Victoria Street Newz is an alternative independent media site and street newsper out of Victoria that focuses on the root causes and effects of poverty, homelessness, and environmental degradation.
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, street newspaper, British Columbia, General resources
May 30, 2011
Real Change is a street newspaper, an advocacy group, a Homeless Speakers Bureau, and literary program out of Seattle. They aim to build bridges among the poor, homeless and the greater community,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, Organizing, Panhandling, Seattle, Washington, General resources, United States
May 30, 2011
Beyond Chron, the Voice of the Rest, is an alternative online daily published by the San Francisco-based Tenderloin Housing Clinic. This news website provides coverage of political and cultural...
Keywords: Media, San Francisco, General resources, United States
May 30, 2011
Homeless Nation, a website created for and by homeless people in Canada, hosts blogs for people living in poverty. You can read other blogs or sign up and get your own blog.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Media, United States
May 30, 2011
No Excuse: The Poverty Project is a blog managed and mostly written by Hamilton Spectator poverty beat reporter, Bill Dunphy, and is part of the paper's larger Poverty Project. The blog has daily...
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, Ontario
May 30, 2011
Between the Lines is a syndicated, half-hour program broadcast from Connecticut, US that provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or...
Keywords: broadcast, Connecticut, Media, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
Indigenous Action Media is a volunteer collective of experienced Indigenous media makers & activists out of Arizona that work together on a project by project basis for media justice.
Keywords: Arizona, Indigenous, Media, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Redwire Native Youth Media Society is a media and arts organization dedicated to Native youth expression.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Media, native youth, British Columbia, General resources
May 30, 2011
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
Think NDN is a weekly hour-long radio show on Co-op radio in Vancouver for and by Vancouver's Aboriginal community. Archives of the show are available at Coop Radio's website.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Indigenous, Media, British Columbia, General resources
May 30, 2011
Intercontinental Cry is a blog with an extensive international list of blogs, media, technology and news sites with an focus on indigenous issues.
Keywords: Blogs, Indigenous, Media, International
May 30, 2011
Act Up in Saskatchewan has news, events, forums, journals for the Saskatchewan activist community.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 30, 2011
Making the Links Radio is committed to reporting on international and local issues in a way that is informative, in-depth and offers coverage not normally found in the mainstream media. It broadcasts...
Keywords: Media, General resources, Saskatchewan
May 30, 2011
The Poverty News Blog has news and links about the struggle of the poor around the world.
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, International
May 30, 2011
This website includes an online database of reported and unreported Canadian human rights decisions and links to related human rights sites.
Keywords: Human Rights, Media, British Columbia, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Mostly Water is a selection of Canadian and International social justice news.
Keywords: Media, social justice news, General resources, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
The Dominion Paper is "Canada's Grassroots Paper" covering issues across Canada and internationally.
Keywords: Media, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Canada Gazette is the official news bulletin of the Government of Canada.
Keywords: Media, General resources, Government information, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Students Commission is the lead of The Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement, which networks academics, youth organizations and young people together to provide research and training to...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Media, Violence, General resources, Ontario
May 30, 2011
The Benton Foundation provides a critical look at the American media. The Benton Foundation works to ensure that media and telecommunications serve the public interest and enhance our democracy. They...
Keywords: Media, Organizations, United States
May 29, 2011
TAPS is the only organization in Victoria providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits and tenancy issues. Taproot Newsletter is the online...
Keywords: advocacy, legal help, Media, Victoria, British Columbia, Organizations, Research and education
May 29, 2011
The Tyee is an independent BC news source with many editorials and news articles on poverty issues.
Keywords: Media, British Columbia, General resources
May 29, 2011
TAO Communications is a project of the Toronto-area tech collective known as OAT (Organizing for Autonomous Telecomms). They provide mail, lists and webhosting to individuals and groups working...
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Technology, Organizations, All of Canada, Services
May 29, 2011
The Independent Media Centre is an alternative news source reporting on activism.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
The Carnegie Newsletter is one of the most read and respected publications in the Downtown Eastside.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, British Columbia, General resources
May 29, 2011
Seven Oaks Magazine is an alternative analysis of BC and international political and cultural issues. This magazine is updated weekly.
Keywords: Media, British Columbia, General resources
May 29, 2011
A radical web resource center with extensive news, analysis, articles, and links.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Multimedia, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
Seven Oaks Magazine serves a a critical voice to political actions, both inside and outside of Canada.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, General resources, All of Canada
December 22, 2010
The Mainlander is a Metro Vancouver online publication dedicated to the coverage of municipal politics, housing and homelessness, policing, arts and culture and more. The Mainlander aims to: provide...
Keywords: Blogs, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Media, online magazine, British Columbia
April 29, 2010
Redeye is a 3-hour radio program broadcast live every Saturday morning on Vancouver Cooperative Radio, CFRO 102.7FM. It is produced by an independent media collective at the studios of Coop Radio in...
Keywords: Media, podcast, British Columbia, Multimedia
April 20, 2010
The Hook is the Tyee's political blog. This blog has stories and opinions about BC politics, homelessness, the Olympics and more.
Keywords: Blogs, Media, British Columbia
April 20, 2010
The Media Co-op is a network of member-supported, local, democratic news organizations across Canada. The Halifax Media Co-op publishes news from Nova Scotia's grassroots.
Keywords: independent media, Media, news, Nova Scotia, Multimedia
February 11, 2010
The Media Co-op is a coast-to-coast network of local Media Cooperatives dedicated to providing grassroots, democratic coverage. Keep up to date on what is happening on the streets of Vancouver with...
Keywords: independent media, Media, British Columbia, Multimedia