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

Christine Triano, Chair
Writer, producer and psychotherapist

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

Larry Smith, Secretary
Editor and Journalist, SMITH Magazine

Sara Frankel, Treasurer
Business Consultant

Colin Greer
President, New World Foundation

Heeter Kalan
Senior Program Office, New World Foundation

Robert Greenwald
Film Producer and Director, Brave New Films


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