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The Media Consortium is an international network of over 80 independent progressive journalism organizations.  Our members produce journalism that helps redefines the political and cultural debate.

RSS Consortium Report

  • #WhoCounts?
    Media Consortium Launches Who Counts? A Reporting Project Centering Immigrant Voices on Voting Rights Come to one of our events! WhoCounts Chicago: October 5 WhoCounts NewYork: October 8 WhoCounts Durham: October 14 The Media Consortium, a network of progressive independent media organizations, anno...
  • TMC Impact Awards 2016
    2016 Impact Awards Recipients “This year, what stood out for us was the sheer number of edgy, sustained, and deeply relevant pieces of investigative journalism included in the award submissions. To be perfectly honest, we were a little bit on edge ourselves in settling on our final choices, and so...
  • The Demise of the Dailies–and the Rise of Independents
    Margaret Sullivan at the NYTimes wrote that the demise of the regional dailies has led to a dearth of investigative reporting in the United States. The problem with her analysis is that she only got the story partially right. Independent news media throughout the United States are doing an amazing j...
  • Letter to the Future
    From the dystopian to the optimistic, from college students to Pulitzer Prize winners, LETTERS TO THE FUTURE went live at 12:01 am, Thursday, November 19, 2015. A national effort to encourage people from all walks of life to write six generations into the future about climate change, LETTERS TO THE ...
  • 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...