The Independent Media Institute


AlterNet is a program of the Independent Media Institute (IMI), a nonprofit organization that empowers people with independent journalism, information, and media tools.

IMI is dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent journalism, and to improving the public's access to independent information sources. We believe democracy is enhanced and public debate broadened when more voices are heard and more points of view are made available.

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Board of Directors

Sara Frankel, Board Treasurer
Business Consultant

Robert Greenwald
Film Producer and Director, Brave New Films

Elizabeth Hines, Board Vice President
Former Director of Communications, The White House Project

Doug Kreeger, Board President
Entrepreneur; Former CEO, Air America

Larry Smith
Editor and Journalist, SMITH Magazine

Christine Triano, Board Secretary
Writer and Producer


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