Democracy Now! is an independent news program broadcasted in Canada, the USA and many other countries around the world. In addition to their daily news headlines, it includes in-depth interviews with people in the field, providing their listeners with a diverse, unique and perspective view on important global events. Find more info here, and info on many other progressive radio shows.
Positive News is the magazine to read if you are looking for good journalism about what is going right in this world. Focusing on progress, possibilities and solutions it is a pioneer in constructive journalism. They publish daily online and quarterly in print.