MSM is really good though for figuring out what they want you to think about and how they want you to think about it.
For me in no particular order:
ATS, Before Its News, disinfo.com, Vigilant Citizen, Intelhub, The Vatic Project, Truther.org
are the ones I use the most. Cross referencing between the sites is important. As is knowing that despite these being "alternative" news sources there
is still a fair amount of censoring going on and many sites will bury or 404 news stories that get too close to the real truth. I speak from personal
experience with that having published something that even Before It's News buried deep in their article lists and was not acknowledged or published by
edit on 18-3-2012 by coyotepoet because: (no reason given)