Media Mouse is a Grand Rapids independent media group founded in 1999 . Since 2004, the group's primary focus has been in providing regular news coverage of "progressive" movements for social change in Grand Rapids  that are posted online via its website, www.mediamouse.org. Media Mouse describes its goals in its mission statement :
"Media Mouse is an independent media collective that works to provide independent news pertaining to Grand Rapids and the world. Wherever possible, Media Mouse aims to draw links between national and local issues and between movements for social change. In turn, it is hoped that this news will be a catalyst for action and will help spur organizing for social change."
In 2007, Media Mouse began hosting and collaborating with the Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy (GRIID) which was previously a part of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center .
In addition its news coverage, Media Mouse offers a variety of resources including databases and special subject areas:
- "The Far Right in West Michigan" Database
- Progressive Directory of Western Michigan
- Grand Rapids Military Contracts Database
- Calendar of Social Change Oriented Events in West Michigan