Bias / February 21st, 2022 / By Julie Mastrine
Understand what media bias is and what it means for news to be biased. AllSides provides over hundreds of Media Bias Ratings for media outlets, fact checkers, writers and more.
Bias / February 4th, 2022 / By Julie Mastrine
A story about Black Lives Matter and a study that questioned efficacy of lockdowns was omitted by left and center media outlets.
Bias / January 18th, 2022 / By Julie Mastrine
Fox News (Right) and NPR (Center/Lean Left) recently framed the same story about police line-of-duty deaths very differently.
Bias / January 13th, 2022 / By Julie Mastrine
"Disturbing rise," "serious accusations" — it's important to be aware when journalists use adjectives, so you can decide for yourself whether the descriptor is acceptable.
Facts & Data / January 4th, 2022 / By Andrew Weinzierl
Find out what news media outlets are most searched in your state, and see how they stack up against each other on the left-right spectrum!
Bias / December 6th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
What are subjective qualifying adjectives, and how do they indicate a bias when reporters use them?
Bias / December 1st, 2021 / By Avanti Giridharan
Learn common logical fallacies that are used in political opinion pieces.
Bias / November 30th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
Some have accused CNN and The Washington Post of media bias in their reports of the Waukesha SUV Christmas parade attack that left many dead and injured.
Bias / October 28th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
A Twitter analysis found media outlets AllSides rates as being on the right are amplified slightly more — 4% — than outlets AllSides rates as on the left.
Bias / October 4th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
NPR online news is a source that AllSides struggles to rate. We took another look at its bias.
Bias / September 29th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
To create balanced, unbiased news and trustworthy media bias ratings, AllSides has a politically diverse team. Here's where we fall.
Bias / August 27th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
We're not arbiters of truth — and in a democracy, no news outlet should be.
Bias / August 27th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
Many news outlets led with a very particular photo of Biden from the Afghanistan presser.
Bias / August 24th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
The AllSides Fact Check Bias Chart™ reveals the bias of top fact checkers, such as Snopes, Politifact, FactCheck.org and more.
Bias / August 2nd, 2021 / By Rebecca Sheehan
The left and right see the American flag and what it represents very differently these days.
Bias / August 2nd, 2021 / By John R. Wood Jr.
You hear a whole lot of talk about “narrative” these days. Who is setting the narrative? Which candidate is winning the news cycle? Which party’s message is breaking through? It all gets to feeling a bit tactical. I guess that’s the point. We live in the age of the attention economy, with...
Bias / July 16th, 2021 / By Avanti Giridharan
Every institution has an agenda. The media is no exception — here's how it persuades you.
Recommended Reading / July 15th, 2021 / By "The Conversation" Contributor
Good-faith disagreements are a normal part of society and building strong relationships. Yet it’s difficult to engage in good-faith disagreements on the internet, and people reach less common ground online compared with face-to-face disagreements.
Bias / July 13th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
What you see on social media versus what other people see is very different. Tech algorithms keep us locked inside filter bubbles, reinforcing our own worldview and beliefs.
Bias / July 7th, 2021 / By Rebecca Sheehan
At this week’s Olympic trials, hundreds of incredible athletes put forth their best efforts to achieve their dream: joining the USA Olympic Team. A lucky few made the cut. Theirs are inspiring stories of overcoming challenges and the importance of hard work and perseverance.