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- Accuracy in Media: Conservative watchdog `group` for fairness, balance and accuracy in news reporting.
- Alternative Media Watch: Media `group` showcasing underreported news stories and issues.
- American Journalism Review: National magazine covering all aspects of print, television, radio and online media.
- Center for Media and Public Affairs: Nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization in Washington, D.C., conducting scientific studies of the news and entertainment media.
- Columbia Journalism Review: Publication serving as a watchdog of the press in all its forms.
- Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR): National media watchdog `group` advocating independence and criticism in journalism.
- Independent Press Councils (IPC): Containing details of press councils who have successfully adapted the idea of self-regulation to their own cultural and political context, to facilitate the exchange of views and information, and to promote and support self-regulation.
- Media Monitors Network (MMN): Non-profit, non-partial and non-political platform for serious media contributors and observers.
- Media Research Center: Conservative `group` founded to bring political balance to the news media and responsibility to the entertainment media.
- Media Talk: Wisconsin Public Radio show looking at current issues inside network television, cable, newspapers, magazines, the Internet and radio. Hosted by Dave Berkman. Audio archives link included.
- Media Transparency: Watchdog organization tracing funding sources of many media and political organizations.
- Media Watch: Organization focusing on media literacy and the challenging of stereotypes commonly found in the media.
- MediaChannel.org: Nonprofit site dedicated to the political, social, and cultural impacts of the media.
- Morality in Media: Established in 1962 by Father Morton A. Hill, S.J. (1917-1985), to combat obscenity and to uphold decency standards in the media. MIM maintains the National Obscenity Law Center, a clearinghouse of legal materials on obscenity law.
- National Institute on Media and the Family: Providing research and education on the media's effect on families and children.
- On the Media: Site representing weekly, one-hour National Public Radio program devoted to media criticism and analysis.
- PR Watch: Investigative reporting on the practices of public-relations and public affairs industry, from the Center for Media and Democracy.
- Project Censored: Locating stories about significant issues of which the public should be aware, but is not, for one reason or another.
- The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: Independent opinion research `group` studying attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues.
- Tyndall Report: Monitoring the American television networks' weekday nightly newscasts.
- Who's Lying?: Media-focused nonprofit devoted to correcting statements and/or actions that do not responsibly reflect objective reality.