Misinformation Watch / May 26th, 2023 / By Andy Gorel
Book restrictions have been a widely covered topic by outlets across the spectrum for quite some time now. However, coverage often tends to imply differently what a "book ban" really is, who's responsible for it, and how it affects availability of texts.
Recommended Reading / May 18th, 2023 / By Upward News Editorial Team
Legacy media refuse to cover book-banning controversies fairly or informatively.
Common Ground / April 13th, 2023 / By Clare Ashcraft
Concerns about censorship on Musk's Twitter haven't been limited to one side of the political spectrum.
Story of the Week / December 22nd, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Troves of apparent communications between Twitter and government agencies have been made public as part of the releases.
AllStances / September 7th, 2022 / By Ethan Horowitz
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is currently one of the most highly contested pieces of legislation on the books, largely due to its vast consequences on the way we are interact with the internet. Explore the various perspectives of those that want to revoke, reform, or leave alone, Section 230.
Recommended Reading / August 22nd, 2022 / By Clare Ashcraft
Both sides are concerned about democracy being under threat — but often for very different reasons.
Recommended Reading / May 2nd, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
An unleashed Trump, freed to reassume his forceful but divisive role in the national political debate, could provide an inadvertent rescue to his Democratic foes.
Bias / March 15th, 2022 / By Henry A. Brechter
A Florida bill has consistently been framed as anti-LGBTQ+ by left-wing media outlets, and consistently defended as protecting parents’ rights by right-wing sources.
Recommended Reading / February 4th, 2022 / By John R. Wood Jr.
Our differences do not disappear when we deplatform people, or cut them out of our lives. So how can we contend with the differences that challenge us so deeply?
Story of the Week / February 3rd, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Two media personalities sparked significant criticism this week for comments and content about hot-button issues.
Facts & Data / October 15th, 2021 / By Andrew Weinzierl
Just over half of college students say they “often” or “always” refrain from sharing their opinion on social or political issues in a classroom setting out of concern for potential consequences.
Recommended Reading / October 7th, 2021 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
The government can update Section 230(c)(1) so that social media companies like Facebook no longer get special protection for content that they moderate, but can be held accountable.
News / June 10th, 2021 / By Julie Mastrine
Sharon McMahon, or @SharonSaysSo, joined AllSides CEO John Gable and Director of Marketing Julie Mastrine to discuss civil discourse on our Instagram page.
News / October 26th, 2020 / By AllSides Staff
Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on Big Tech, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: President Donald Trump's administration has initiated an antitrust...
Bias / July 15th, 2020 / By Micaela Ricaforte
Fox News made headlines last Sunday when it covered the arrest of alleged Jeffrey Epstein accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell. Authorities charged Maxwell on four counts related to recruiting minors to engage in sexual activity and two counts of perjury. During the television segment, Fox...
Story of the Week / May 28th, 2020 / By Henry A. Brechter
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. President Donald Trump and Twitter are feuding over the president's tweets and the social media platform's vetting of them. The president plans to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at reducing liability...
Bias / November 27th, 2019 / By Julie Mastrine
On Nov. 25, Twitter temporarily suspended Andy Ngo , a journalist known for documenting political violence, due to a tweet he sent to Chelsea Clinton. The suspension is a case study in differing definitions of “ hate speech ” on the left and right. Last week, Clinton retweeted the Human...
News / October 24th, 2019 / By Phillip Bader
Free speech is protected by the First Amendment because it’s vital to sustaining not only free thought, but free action as well. Our freedom of speech means we can discuss ideas, call attention to any form of injustice in the system, and have no fear expressing what we think of the...
News / July 19th, 2017 / By Grace Debusschere
Last month, we wrote about Twitter's new tools that help users censor their feeds, thus cementing partisan filter bubbles . This month, a lawsuit against President Trump takes that debate to the next level. The Knight First Amendment Institute , a free speech advocacy organization, is...