PANNA: Resource Pointer #265


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Resource Pointer #265
September 27, 2001

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Z Net Web site* Features in-depth articles and shorter pieces critically analyzing global politics as well as a broad range of social issues worldwide. Contains archives of the monthly print periodical Z Magazine as well interactive discussion forums and book reviews. Some articles available in Norwegian, Bulgarian, Swedish, Spanish, French, Korean, German and Italian. Sign up for free email news updates. Contact ZNet (or Z Magazine), 18 Millfield St., Woods Hole, MA 02543; phone 508-548-9063; fax 508-457-0626; email; Web site

*AlterNet Web site* Provides news, opinion, policy analysis and investigative journalism on subjects such as the environment, the drug war, globalization, grassroots activism, technology, health issues and more. Includes comprehensive database of independent journalism with more than 7,000 stories from over 200 sources. Offers free weekly headlines and alerts email service. Contact, 77 Federal Street, San Francisco, CA 94107; phone 415-284-1420; fax 415-284-1414; email; Web site

*Independent Media Center Web site* Offers grassroots, non-corporate media coverage online on a wide range of topics through a collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of individuals. Features articles in nine languages plus links to Web sites for more than 40 independent media centers located across North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Australia. Contact Independent Media Center; email; Web site

*Propaganda and the Public Mind: Conversations with Noam Chomsky, 2001* Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian. Contains previously unpublished interviews with famous social critic Noam Chomsky. Provides insight into the institutions that shape the public mind in the service of power and profit. Discusses issues such as U.S. military escalation in Colombia, the attack on Social Security in the U.S. and growing inequality worldwide. Argues that ordinary citizens, if they work together, have the power to make meaningful change. 256 pages. US$16. Contact South End Press, 7 Brookline Street #1, Cambridge MA 02139-4146; phone 1-800-533-8478 (in the U.S.), 651-917-3977 (outside the U.S.); fax 617-547-1333; email; Web site

*Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) Web site* Provides articles and analysis of current events neglected in the mainstream media. Analyzes and critiques both the mainstream media and its coverage of events through articles, studies and reports. Offers free news and action alert email list. Contact FAIR, 112 W. 27th Street, New York, NY 10001; phone 212-633-6700; fax 212-727-7668; email; Web site

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