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<a href="http://www.zmag.org" target="new">
<img border="0" src="http://www.virtualtourist.com/p/.171074/a-13-32-6030.gif">
</a>in my eyes this site is one of the most important on the net, so far I have not found any other that would match it even nearly in objectivity and deepsightedness,
if you are sick and tired of the ubiquitous endless CNN-mantras go there to dive into the world of critical thinking.
(click picture above to go there, url=http:/www.zmag.org)

<h3>some other interesting sites:</h3>

<a href="http://www.csmonitor.com" target="new">
<img border="0" src="http://www.merlin-net.com/images/common/affiliate_logos/CSMonitor_logo.gif">
I was sceptical about this when I first heard the name, thought it HAD to be biased, but in fact it may be one of the most objective news-sites on the net; looks at stories from a whole range of perspectives and gives lots of links for each of its reports;

<a href="http://ojr.usc.edu/content/ojc/" target="new">
<img border="0" src="http://ojr.usc.edu/content/ojc/graphics/ojc.gif">
great deal of interesting links, more or less "Media's homepage"; some (maybe most) of the following links can be found through this site

<a href="http://www.arabnews.com/" target="new">
Arab news

<a href="http://www.afghannews.net" target="new">
Newspage, compiled by Dutch Students
offers pieces of news from different international papers and agencies, with an emphasis on the Afghan region

<center><a href="http://www.newspapers.com" target="new">
newspapers from all over the world
a US-based news-portal that helps you find local papers for most countries of the world, though it's pretty hard to make meaningful use of the usually very long alphabetically sorted lists of virtually all the papers in the country.

<center><a href="http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/int/" target="new">
Le Monde Diplomatique
very good monthly news-journal, originally French, but with lots of foreign editions, link takes you to the page where to choose the version you like

<center><a href="http://www.china.org.cn/english/index.htm" target="new">
China Facts-page
the world seen through the official eye of China (have not dug too deep into this, but one link was quite interesting, their info-page on Taiwan)

<center><a href="http://english.pravda.ru/" target="new">
Pravda (Russian for "truth", isn't that sweet?)
English online version of Russias best known (don't know if also most influential) daily

<center><a href="http://www.aljazeera.net/" target="_blank">
<b>Al Jazeera will launch English Web site </b></center></a>


Al Jazeera, the Arabic satellite news channel, plans to launch an
English version of its Web site within a year. Following the Sept. 11
attacks on America, the site had an increase in page views from about
700,000 daily hits to 3 million. <p>

The Arabic site launched in January and is managed by Afkar Information
Technology, a Web-services firm in Doha, Qatar, where the television
station is also based. <p>

''More than 40% of [our visitors] are from the US,'' said
Aljazeera.net's Mahmood Abdulhadi. ''Recently we have received many
requests from our users all over the world asking for an English version
of the Web site...and we will be able to launch it within one year from

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