Gallup Poll: People Worried More About Media Bias in Others’ News than Their Own

In an increasingly polarized and biased media landscape it is normal that Americans might worry about the bias of major publications — however, a recent Gallup poll has found that Americans are more worried about others reading biased news than bias in their own media consumption. The...
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When Climate Change Shows Up On the Campaign Trail — And Then Goes Away

Remember when climate change was an issue in the presidential campaign? Admittedly, it’s been awhile. For most of the primary season, Democratic candidates jockeyed to demonstrate the depth of their commitment and the scope of their proposals on the campaign trail. But then the nomination...
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The Epoch Times Bias Rating Moved to Lean Right Following Review

AllSides recently analyzed the results from our latest blind bias survey of over 2,000 people across the political spectrum, and the results for The Epoch Times were notable. People from across the political spectrum on average rated The Epoch Times as on the borderline of a Lean Right...
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Media Bias Alert: Spin and Slant Skew News Reports on Trump-Woodward Interviews

Journalist Bob Woodward’s revelation this week that President Donald Trump privately conveyed his intent to “play [COVID-19] down” in February has commandeered mainstream news, reframing election chatter around Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Outlets on all sides are zooming...
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How Should We Address Differences in News Outlets’ Audience Sizes?

Here at AllSides, we do our best to curate news from diverse sources, which helps expose our readers (and us) to different perspectives. Not all news sources are equal, however; some outlets have much larger audiences than others. This means their coverage, and therefore their bias,...
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Story of the Week: Report Alleges Trump Belittled Fallen Soldiers, Military

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. An article published Wednesday by the Atlantic cites anonymous sources who claim President Donald Trump made disparaging comments about the U.S. military and fallen service members, and expressed coldness toward...
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AllSides Moves AP Politics to Lean Left

After months of research and analysis, including blind bias surveys conducted with nearly 4,000 people across the political spectrum as well as AllSides editorial reviews , AllSides found Associated Press news coverage of US politics has a Lean Left bias. AllSides now rates AP’s Politics...
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Media Bias by Photo: The Hill Draws Criticism for Trump Crowd Pic

The Hill ( Center media bias ) recently faced charges of media bias and fake news after it tweeted a headline about Trump’s recent rally in North Carolina that didn’t match what was shown in the accompanying photo, then deleting it. “ JUST IN: Trump, supporters gathered without masks in...
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When the World Waits For John Kelly

If he chose to do so, former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly could become the most consequential endorser in the history of American politics. And he wouldn’t even have to endorse. In the days since it was first reported that President Donald Trump had allegedly disparaged American...
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Bloomberg Moved to Lean Left Media Bias Rating Following Review

AllSides conducted a blind bias survey of Bloomberg News in August 2020. AllSides previously rated Bloomberg as Center ; after assessing the survey results, we have moved Bloomberg News to Lean Left . The blind bias survey is one of our most robust media bias rating methodologies , in...
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Story of the Week: Candidates Visit Kenosha in Wake of Violence

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Kenosha, Wisconsin became the newest site of anti-police brutality protests and violent rioting after Jacob Blake was shot by police on Aug. 23 . In the days following Blake's shooting, 17-year-old Kyle...
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President Trump and Black America

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared as a Braver Angels newsletter. In the last several days the United States of America has again witnessed a law enforcement shooting of a Black man that has again triggered, in turn, dramatic unrest in American cities. We have seen political...
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Transparency Troubles: How the Associated Press Mixes News and Subjectivity

When an article is clearly labeled as “news” or “opinion,” do you read it with that in mind? People coming to a site or clicking on a link expecting hard news are sometimes met with subjective analyses and opinionated angles, and content is not properly labeled. AllSides has found even...
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Media Bias Alert: Details Omitted in Reports of Kenosha Shooting

Seventeen-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse has been charged with fatally shooting two people during nighttime civil unrest on Tuesday following the officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Videos of the incident circulated online almost immediately after it occurred, and...
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Story of the Week: RNC 2020: Speakers Try to Inspire Base, Engage Undecided Voters

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Republican Party opened its 2020 election convention on Monday, featuring multiple prominent speakers aligned with the party and portraying President Donald Trump as America's best choice at the ballot box...
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When Republicans and Democrats Live in Alternate Universes

Donald Trump and Joe Biden lead two different political parties with two vastly different ideologies and two dramatically different sets of policy, cultural and societal goals. But the biggest contrast between their respective political conventions has not been about COVID-19, or taxes or...
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