Media Bias Alert: Coverage of Don Cherry's Firing Differs on Left and Right

Longtime TV personality Don Cherry, considered by many to be a legendary personality due to his 38-year career, was fired by Sportsnet Monday after he said not enough people (or immigrants, depending on whom you ask) in Toronto wear poppies to honor veterans on Remembrance Day. The...
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Teaching Children to Resolve Conflict: Q&A with "Two Tribes "Author Tyler Storlie

Earlier this summer, we wrote about a new children's book, Two Tribes , that exposes the dangers of political polarization and shows that solutions and compromises are both possible and necessary for humans to thrive and get along in peace. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Two...
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State Elections Prompt 2020 Speculation

Tracking impeachment: President Trump called for the whistleblower to testify publicly, as televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry are scheduled to begin next week with three high-profile testimonies. Tuesday's gubernatorial and legislative elections in key states including Kentucky...
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ISIS Leader Killed In U.S. Raid

Tracking impeachment: Two diplomats testified before impeachment investigators Wednesday about President Donald Trump's attitude toward the Ukraine, while the House of Representatives voted 232-196 Thursday morning to move forward with the impeachment inquiry. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader...
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When Presidents Abuse Their Power: Impeachment, Criticism, or Pass?

Has Donald Trump abused his power ? How do his actions stack up to other Presidents in recent history? When people have thought a President used his office for personal gain or to unfairly advance his own political career, things have turned chaotic. Here are some top examples of alleged...
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Major Shifts in American Attitudes on Unbiased News and Civility

Despite the overwhelming division and non-stop crisis apparent in the media — from impeachment to Syria to threats to our democratic institutions — it's not all doom and gloom. We've got some good news — news so core to our mission that we decided to share with all of our friends...
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State Department Completes Review Of Hillary Clinton's Private Server

Tracking impeachment: Former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor testified before several closed-door House committees Tuesday, providing more details about a potential "quid pro quo" involving foreign aid and a Ukrainian investigation of the Bidens, allegedly pushed by President Trump. A...
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Republicans and Democrats Switch Stances on Trade, Syria, Immigration

While there can certainly be a lot of ideological diversity among members of the same political party, Republicans and Democrats generally share the same stances on key issues as their fellow party members. So when ideas switch parties entirely, things can get interesting. Today, issues...
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Hunter Biden Steps Down from Chinese Company, Admits "Poor Judgement"

Tracking impeachment: Attention has shifted to President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani , who is accused of pushing the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens on Trump's behalf. Hunter Biden, son of Joe Biden, forfeited his spot on the board of a Chinese private equity firm...
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Project Veritas, CNN and the Ethics of Undercover Reporting

On Monday, Project Veritas, a right-wing activist group that seeks to uncover media bias, began releasing videos that claim to reveal a paramount anti-Donald Trump bias within CNN. Videos present undercover recordings of CNN president Jeff Zucker telling employees to “stay focused” on...
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Turkey Begins Military Offensive In Northern Syria After U.S. Troops Pulled From Region

Tracking impeachment: The White House wrote a letter to the House of Representatives on Tuesday, calling the impeachment inquiry into president Donald Trump "unconstitutional" and refusing to comply with it. Former Vice President Joe Biden publicly called for Trump to be impeached at a...
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Leave Comedy Alone

Comedy’s recent return to the national spotlight — with new Netflix specials from Dave Chappelle and Bill Burr, and the oops-on-second-thought firing of recently-hired Saturday Night Live cast member Shane Gillis — has brought passionate attacks on offensive speech, sweeping defenses of...
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Media Bias Alert: Hate Hoaxes and Media Ethics

The recent story of a 12-year-old Virginia girl who falsely claimed classmates cut off her hair may reveal media bias on the part of the New York Times and other outlets. A Sept. 27 Times story detailed allegations from Amari Allen, a black student at a Christian school in Virginia, who...
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