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Z COMMUNICATIONS is a left-wing activist-oriented media group founded in 1986 by Michael Albert and Lydia Sargent . It is, in broad terms, ideologically libertarian socialist , anticapitalist, and heavily influenced by participatory economics , although much of its content is focused on critical commentary of foreign affairs. Its publications include Z Magazine, ZNet, and Z Video.

CONTENTS

* 1 Publications and organizations * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links

PUBLICATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Z MAGAZINE (formerly Zeta) was established in 1987 by two of the co-founders of South End Press , Michael Albert and Lydia Sargent. It is published in print and on-line. Contributors to the magazine include Noam Chomsky , Edward S. Herman , Mike Kuhlenbeck, Jack Rasmas, Paul Street , Patrick Bond and Kevin Zeese . Articles written by Chomsky have been republished in the New Statesman .

Founded in 1995, Z NET (also known as ZNet and Z Communications) is a website with contributors that include Noam Chomsky, Eduardo Galeano , Boris Kagarlitsky , Edward Said , Chris Spannos and Kevin Zeese . John Pilger has described it as one of the best news sources online. Rene Milan of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies called the site a rich source of information about participism . The site was mentioned in the 2007 film Shooter .

Founded in 1994, Z MEDIA INSTITUTE provides classes and other sessions in how to start and produce alternative media , how to better understand media, and how to develop organising skills. The institute has hosted Stephen Shalom presentations on parpolity a number of times.

SEE ALSO

* Alternative media (U.S. political left) * CorpWatch * Political cinema * TeleSUR * UK Watch

REFERENCES

* ^ Max Elbaum. Revolution in the air: sixties radicals turn to Lenin, Mao and Che. London, England, UK; New York, New York, USA: Verso, 2002. p. 296. * ^ Joshua D. Atkinson, Alternative Media and Politics of Resistance: A Communication Perspective (Peter Lang , 2010), ISBN 978-1433105173 , pp. 88-90. Excerpts available at Google Books . * ^ A B Chomsky, Noam. "Judge the US by deeds, not words". New Statesman. Retrieved 2 June 2015. * ^ Herman, Edward S. "Krugman, Putin and the New York Times". Dissent Voice. Retrieved 4 June 2015. * ^ "Workers getting burned by McDonald\'s greed". Peoples World. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ "Exit Stage Right (Brexit) and Left (Grexit)". TeleSur. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ Street, Paul. "Name That System and/or Work to Overthrow It". TeleSur. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ https://zcomm.org/znetarticle/south-africas-junk-credit-rating-was-avoided-but-at-the-cost-of-junk-analysis/ * ^ A B "Kevin Zeese\'s". Z Communication. Retrieved 7 June 2015. * ^ Chomsky, Noam. "Is this really a grand Nato victory?". New Statesman. Retrieved 2 June 2015. * ^ A B C D E Pilger, John. " John Pilger prefers the web to TV news - it\'s more honest online". New Statesman. Retrieved 2 June 2015. * ^ "Chomsky\'s Bio Info". Z Net. Archived from the original on December 12, 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ ""Good News," Iraq & Beyond, Part 1". Z Net. Archived from the original on December 16, 2008. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ "Insurrection Debated". Adbusters. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ Zeese, Kevin. "U.S.A.: Mobilizing Against Halliburton, the "Poster Child for War Profiteering"". CorpWatch . Retrieved 7 June 2015. * ^ Milan, Rene. "The Vision Thing". Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ Stevens, Dana. "Top Gun". Slate. Retrieved 22 May 2015. * ^ Pilger, John. " John Pilger offers a reading list to counter Reagan". New Statesman. Retrieved 2 June 2015. * ^ Berger, Dan; Cornell, Andy. "Ten Questions for Movement Building". Monthly Review . Retrieved 4 June 2015. * ^ Doherty, Alex. "The Politics Of A Good Society". New Left Project. Retrieved 22 May 2015.

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