Last updated on: 9/11/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

AlterNet Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of dozens of other independent media sources…Our editorial mix underscores a commitment to fairness, equity and global stewardship, and making connections across generational, ethnic and issue lines. AlterNet serves as a reliable filter, keeping hundreds of thousands of people well-informed and engaged, helping them cope with a culture of information overload and resist the constant commercial media onslaught.”

“The Case for AlterNet,” AlterNet website (accessed Sep. 11, 2007)

Mission:

“AlterNet’s aim is to inspire citizen action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, and health care issues.”

“The Case for AlterNet,” AlterNet website (accessed Sep. 11, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3) online news magazine