Remember Those Heartwarming Campaign Ads for Utah Governor? Here’s What’s Needed to Make Them the Norm

In a year when partisan rancor was rampant on the national political stage, glimmers of hope for positive campaigning still shone through. One case of this was the Utah gubernatorial election. Chris Peterson and Spencer J. Cox, opponents in the election, produced very popular shared ads...
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Reuters: Survey Returns Lean Left Bias; AllSides Keeps Center Rating

A recent Blind Bias Survey found that on average, people across the political spectrum rated Reuters as Lean Left . AllSides currently rates Reuters as Center. The results triggered an Editorial Review, in which AllSides opted to keep Reuters’ rating as Center. We want your feedback! Read...
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Survey: New York Post’s Bias Between Center and Lean Right; AllSides Keeps Lean Right Rating

After analyzing the results of our November 2020 Blind Bias Survey , in which 2,285 people across the political spectrum blindly rated the New York Post’s political news content , we found people on the left, center, and right on average rated The New York Post’s bias as between Center...
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Despite Some Priority Differences, Republican and Democratic Voters Support Clean Energy Expansion

From the Right This piece is from a writer rated Lean Right. The Biden Administration promises a “ clean energy revolution .” Such “clean” energy is often associated with Democrats, but how much difference is there between Democratic and Republican voters in terms of their views on the...
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25 Years After Legal Protections for Internet Companies, Democrats and Republicans Want to Raise the Standards

From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Almost 25 years ago, Congress passed legislation that shields tech companies from legal liability for user content, but also states that content moderation must be done in good faith. Social media companies have benefitted from...
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Value of Nonviolence Shared by Democrats and Republicans

From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Of his many profound legacies, one is his longstanding commitment to political nonviolence to achieve social change. That goal to avoid political violence may seem threatened in America...
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Story of the Week: The Capitol Breach's Vast Repercussions

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The violence in Washington D.C. last week, which left five people dead and the U.S. Capitol building vandalized, had other wide-ranging consequences. It led directly to President Donald Trump being impeached by...
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Foreign Policy Surveys Suggest Republicans Support International Cooperation

From the Center Editor's Note: This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. As America nears a presidential transition, the Biden administration promises an updated foreign policy full of international alliances. The Biden-Harris campaign website pledges that in their administration, “...
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Media Bias Alert: Politifact “Fact Check” Is Actually Analysis

From the Right This piece is from a writer rated Lean Right. America is politically volatile and has been for some time , and in recent weeks things have only escalated . Amid the turmoil, people are clamoring for cold, hard facts. Fact checking sites like Politifact (Lean Left bias)...
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An Expert's Proposals for Social Media Reforms May Appeal to Both Parties

From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. There are disagreements over what role social media companies should play in securing our First Amendment rights and what role, if any, our government should play in regulating hate speech and disinformation. In this context,...
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