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Several years ago, I started this list for my high school and college-aged kids to give them a sense of how news sources line up politically. I've kept adding to it as more online sources have become available.

I thought I'd share it, in case there's an interest & also to get feedback, as I likely have some in the wrong place. It's organized from Most Left to Most Right to Crazy.

LEFT
Campaign for America's Future http://bit.ly/...
Firedoglake http://bit.ly/...
CounterPunch http://is.gd/...
Daily Kos http://bit.ly/...
Democratic Underground http://bit.ly/...
Crook & Liars http://bit.ly/...
Political Carnival http://bit.ly/...
Alternet http://bit.ly/...
Mother Jones http://bit.ly/...
Nation http://bit.ly/...
ThinkProgress (wonkroom) http://bit.ly/...
Progressive http://bit.ly/...
Rolling Stone Politics http://bit.ly/....
American Prospect http://bit.ly/....
Center for American Progress http://bit.ly/....
Salon http://bit.ly/....
Msnbc http://on.msnbc.com/....

Full list below the squiggle...

Political News Sources: Left to Right

                             LEFT
Campaign for America's Future http://bit.ly/...
Firedoglake http://bit.ly/...
CounterPunch http://is.gd/...
Daily Kos http://bit.ly/...
Democratic Underground http://bit.ly/...
Crook & Liars http://bit.ly/...
Political Carnival http://bit.ly/...
Alternet http://bit.ly/...
Mother Jones http://bit.ly/...
Nation http://bit.ly/...
ThinkProgress (wonkroom) http://bit.ly/...
Progressive http://bit.ly/...
Rolling Stone Politics http://bit.ly/...
American Prospect http://bit.ly/...
Center for American Progress http://bit.ly/...
Salon http://bit.ly/...
Msnbc http://on.msnbc.com/...
Media Matters http://bit.ly/...
New Republic http://bit.ly/...
BusinessInsider http://is.gd/...
Huffington Post http://huff.to/...
Daily Beast http://bit.ly/...
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                             MIDDLE
Foreign Policy http://bit.ly/...
National Journal http://bit.ly/...
Mediaite http://bit.ly/...
Talking Points Memo TPM http://bit.ly/...
Guardian (UK) http://bit.ly/...
AP http://bit.ly/...
New York Times http://nyti.ms/...
Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/...
TheWeek http://is.gd/...
MSN News http://is.gd/...
Reuters http://reut.rs/...
RealClearPolitics RCP http://is.gd/...
BBC (UK)  http://bbc.in/...
Washington Examiner http://bit.ly/...
Washington Independent http://bit.ly/...
Politics Daily http://aol.it/...
Al Jareeza http://bit.ly/...
Newser http://bit.ly/...
The Hill http://bit.ly/...
Politifact http://bit.ly/...
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                             RIGHT
Washington Post http://wapo.st/...
CNN http://bit.ly/...
Economist http://econ.st/...
Financial Times (UK) http://on.ft.com/...
Politico http://politi.co/...
Slate http://www.slate.com/
American Conservative http://bit.ly/...
Wall Street Journal http://on.wsj.com/...
Forbes http://bit.ly/...
National Review http://bit.ly/...
FoxNews http://fxn.ws/...
Free Republic http://bit.ly/...
Weekly Standard http://bit.ly/...
Washington Times http://bit.ly/...
Newsmax http://bit.ly/...
Blaze (Glenn Beck) http://bit.ly/...
World Net Daily http://bit.ly/...
Big Government (Breitbart) http://bit.ly/...

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Others (neutral)

Esquire http://bit.ly/...
New Yorker http://nyr.kr/...
Vanity Fair http://bit.ly/...

Newsweek  http://bit.ly/...
Time http://ti.me/...
This Week http://bit.ly/...
US News & World Report http://bit.ly/...

Gawker http://is.gd/...
RawStory http://is.gd/...

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Conspiracy/Paranormal:

AboveTopSecret http://bit.ly/...
Godlike Productions http://bit.ly/...
InfoWars http://bit.ly/...
Earthfiles http://bit.ly/...
Exopolitics http://is.gd/...

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