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The Media Consortium is a international network of over 70 leading independent progressive journalism organizations.  We support smart, engaged, high-impact journalism that redefines the political and cultural debate.

RSS Consortium Report

  • What is the Media Consortium’s Impact Project?
    The Media Consortium launched our Metrics Impact Project in 2012 with generous support from the Voqal Fund. The goal of the project is to learn if we can quantify the impact that progressive news stories have on audiences by measuring changes in sentiment. In the metrics world, “sentiment” means...
  • How We Support Reporting on #BlackLivesMatter
    Recognizing the need for better, deeper reporting on violence against people of color, the Media Consortium has created a program to strengthen and amplify the reporting of our member organizations. At http://www.blackspringindymedia.org, a rebelmouse site we launched in May 2015 with the help of Kw...
  • #JesuisCharlie
    January 7, 2015 The Media Consortium strongly condemns the attack on Charlie Hebdo, an independent magazine based in Paris. Free speech is a human right. The ability to speak freely allows us to name ourselves and tell our own story. It allows us to say who we are—and who we are not. Free speech c...
  • 2015 Annual Conference
    2015 Annual Conference February 5-7, 2015 San Francisco, CA The Media Consortium’s 2015 Conference will bring together over 250 leaders of independent news. Join us to network with your peers, learn about new business and digital strategies, and find out how your outlet can make more impact in...
  • TMC Outlets on #FergusonDecision
    Media has been criticized for its coverage of the Ferguson– criticized for inciting violence by focusing on violent protests; criticized for only giving the police point of view; criticized for lack of context and for a focus on what’s wrong instead of next steps. To find alternatives to...