Critical Media Literacy

Engaging Media and Transforming Education

Institutes, Museums, Research Groups and More!

AllSides. Nonprofit providing diverse perspectives. Offers media bias ratings, civil dialogue opportunities, and a technology platform are available.

American Press Institute, API. Nonprofit educational group, affiliated with News Media Alliance, that helps publishers understand and engage audiences. News Literacy Curriculum for Educators is API's free curriculum and resources for teaching news literacy.

Center for Media and Democracy. Non-profit investigative reporting group that focuses on exposing corporate spin and government propaganda with PRWatch, SourceWatchBanksterUSA, and

Free Press. Monitors the media landscape and sounds the alarm when people’s rights to connect and communicate are in danger. Focus: Saving Net Neutrality, achieving affordable internet access for all, uplifting the voices of people of color in the media, challenging old and new media gatekeepers to serve the public interest, ending unwarranted surveillance, defending press freedom, and reimagining local journalism.

Media Matters for America. Progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.

Newseum. Interactive museum promoting free expression and the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution while tracing the evolution of communication. 

The News Literacy Project (NLP). The NLP is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit committed to providing programs and resources for educators and the public to teach and learn about critical analysis of news and information.

Pew Research Center: Digital Media. Nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. Reports and data on the topic of digital media for the USA.

Project Censored. Exposes and opposes news censorship and promotes independent investigative journalism, media literacy, and critical thinking with books, podcasts, and more.

National Coalition Against Censorship (an alliance of over 50 national non-profit organizations since the 1970s).

Digital Civil Rights Initiative (Center for Critical Internet Inquiry) 



Newspaper Front Pages (Freedom Forum).
Collection of newspaper front pages
from around the world, updated daily.

Publications of All Kinds

Comedians Vs. Journalists (Vox, April 3, 2017, 6:53 mins)

There, I Fixed It for You … Corporate Media Headlines
Revised as Though They Were Journalism

(Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting, FAIR, June 5, 2020)

Misinformation & Disinformation


Collections: Lessons, Podcasts, Reports, Videos

Fact Checking

Take On Fake 


Museum of Hoaxes. This vast collection of hoaxes dating back to the Middle Ages and forward to our present time is easily accessible, categorized by dates and topics.

Fake News