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Accuracy in Media
Conservative watchdog group for fairness, balance and accuracy in news reporting.
http://www.aim.org/

Adbusters
Foundation with goal of changing the way society and the mass media interact.
http://www.adbusters.org/

ConWebWatch
From Terry Krepel, a watchdog of conservative Internet news sources. About the site, criticism, reader letters, archives, links and books for sale.
http://conwebwatch.tripod.com/

FactCheck.org - Annenberg Political Fact Check
Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases. Offers email newsletter.
http://www.factcheck.org/

Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity
Identifies, trains and supports journalists working to detect and expose government corruption and incompetence, supporting transparency, accountability and fiscal responsibility.
http://franklincenterhq.org/

Global Media Monitoring Project
A twice-a-decade study of the media’s news coverage to be undertaken worldwide with the aim of documenting the participation and portrayal of men and women in the world’s news media.
http://www.whomakesthenews.org/

IMediaEthics
Art Science Research Laboratory's project works to improve journalistic methodology, holding the media accountable by examining concrete, measurable errors of fact and ethical breaches encountered in the press.
http://www.imediaethics.org/

Media Matters for America
A non-profit progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media. Founded by David Brock.
http://mediamatters.org/

Media Monitors Network
Grass roots watchdog of media coverage which seeks to uncover journalistic and media bias and provide contrary information and opinions.
http://www.mediamonitors.net/

Media Watch
Organization focusing on media literacy and the challenging of stereotypes commonly found in the media.
http://www.mediawatch.com/

Media Watch (ABC TV)
A leading forum for Australian media analysis. Summary, news, bungled stories and viewable episodes of the weekly program, plus archive of previous coverage.
http://www.abc.net.au/mediawatch/

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.
http://www.moralityinmedia.org/

News Hounds
Volunteer watchdog group focused on FOX News. Includes blog, video, newsletter, forum and how to support.
http://www.newshounds.us/

Press Complaints Commission
Independent organisation monitoring British newspapers and magazines to ensure they adhere to ethical guidelines. Deals with issues such as inaccuracy, privacy, misrepresentation and harassment.
http://www.pcc.org.uk/

Project Censored
Locating stories about significant issues of which the public should be aware, but is not, for one reason or another.
http://projectcensored.org/

SourceWatch - Regulating Media Content
Encyclopedia article focused U.S. bills aimed at regulating social media.
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Regulating_media_content

Stats
Weblog and articles highlight abuses of science and statistics regarding policy issues.
http://www.stats.org/

Stinky Journalism
Art Science Research Laboratory's Media Ethics Project works to improve journalistic methodology, holding the media accountable by examining concrete, measurable errors of fact and ethical breaches encountered in the press.
http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/

Stinky Journalism
Advocating for more rigorous and scientific journalistic methodology.
http://www.stinkyjournalism.org/rss/feed.php

Tyndall Report
Monitoring the American television networks' weekday nightly newscasts.
http://www.tyndallreport.com/