News and Opinion

An Annotated List of Liberal and Progressive Leaning News and Opinion Sources on the Internet

Huffington Post – “News, blogs and original content.”

Politico – “Political news about Congress, the White House, campaigns, lobbyists and issues.”

Alternet – “Grassroots success stories and inspirational narratives alongside hard-hitting critiques of policies, investigative reports and expert analysis.”

Buzzfeed – ?

Counterpunch – Articles, reports, and commentaries. “Fearless muckraking since 1993.”

Crooks and Liars – “Progressive news and media coverage” with a focus on “political events and the news coverage of them.”

Daily Beast – “Original reporting and sharp opinion from big personalities.”

Daily Kos –  “News organization, community, and activist hub” that includes diaries posted by luminaries.

Democratic Underground – “Political satire and commentary…and a wide range of discussion groups.”

Media Matters – “Rapid-response items as well as longer research and analytic reports documenting conservative misinformation throughout the media.”

Mother Jones – “Independent news organization, featuring investigative and breaking news reporting.”

Nation – “Reporting and analysis of breaking news, politics, social issues and the arts” along with critical opinion.

The Progressive – Features and opinion pieces for “voices of dissent and voices that are under-represented in the mainstream with a goal of championing grassroots progressive politics.”

Raw Story – “Focuses on stories often ignored in the mainstream media.” Also includes editorials and investigative pieces.

Salon – “Covers breaking news, politics, entertainment, culture, and technology through investigative reporting, commentary, criticism, and provocative personal essays.”

Slate – Offers “analysis and commentary about politics, news, business, technology, and culture.”

Talking Points Memo – “Breaking news, analysis, and commentary on political events from a politically left perspective.”

Think Progress – “News site dedicated to providing readers with rigorous reporting and analysis from a progressive perspective.”

Truthout –  “Reveal[s] systemic injustice and provid[es] a platform for transformative ideas, through in-depth investigative reporting and critical analysis.”

Vox – ?

Wonkette – Topical satire, political gossip, rumors, and in-depth analysis.

Young Turks