Analysis: Was Media Biased In Coverage of Biden, Trump's Troop Removals from Afghanistan?

On April 14, President Biden announced his intention to end the war in Afghanistan . In 2019 and 2020 , President Trump also said he would withdraw troops . Was the media biased in its coverage of both stories? Drew Holden, a freelance commentary writer not yet rated by AllSides , says it...
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Protest or Riot: Who Decides? A Data Analysis of Media Bias

From the Center This piece is from a writer rated Center. Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared on Medium.com. Life, Liberty, and Hypocrisy for All The shocking events of Jan 6, 2021 make for fun media analysis. In one day, the conservatives media became sympathetic to rioters and...
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Updated Media Bias Ratings: CNN, Fox News, New York Post, Politico, Reuters

AllSides recently conducted our November 2020 Blind Bias Survey , in which 2,285 people across the political spectrum blindly reviewed the bias of 5 media outlets: CNN (online news only), Fox News (online news only), New York Post , Politico , and Reuters . In this blog, we’ll tell you a...
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Why Many on the Left Are Cutting off Trump Supporters

A View from the Left Editor's Note: This piece is from a writer rated Lean Left. Get all sides of this topic by reading another view: No, It's Not Okay to Make Lists of Political Dissidents With Joe Biden’s widely-accepted projected victory in the 2020 presidential election , many on the...
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CNN Accused of Bias for “Individuals With a Cervix” Tweet

Media bias accusations swirled around CNN ( Lean Left bias ) this week, showcasing the very clear ideological divide on issues of sex and gender. CNN shared an article on Twitter July 30 about the American Cancer Society’s recommendations for cervical cancer screenings. CNN wrote the...
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Media Bias Alert: Media Ignores Coronavirus Death Rates to Attack Governors

Even in this time of crisis and death, some in the news media launched partisan attacks on Republican governors regardless of actual data, including how many people have died. We see this in the media all the time: journalists often cherry-pick commentary and data to support the side they...
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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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Hate Crimes Are Either Rare or Common, Depending on Your Bias

After the Jussie Smollett hate crime case was revealed to be a hoax, media outlets on both the left and the right seemed split as to whether or not hate crimes are a common or uncommon occurrence in the U.S. overall. In case you missed it, last week Jussie Smollett turned himself in after...
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VIDEO: What is AllSides?

Each day, it seems there's another intense partisan fight heating up Congress or sparking ire on our social media feeds. How have we become so polarized? As described in our new video above, media bias — and the technology that enables it — is a huge factor. News, social media feeds and...
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Trump Administration Revokes CNN Reporter's Press Credentials, Sparking Debate Over Free Speech

CNN has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration after White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials were revoked following a contentious exchange with President Trump. Some have said the move violates Acosta's free speech, alleging Trump suspended Acosta's pass based...
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CNN Media Bias Update

CNN is, without a doubt, our most highly contested source. Based on past data, the current CNN media bias rating is Center, but many users argue that it should be labeled Lean Left, if not altogether Left. (Reminder: We only rate the media bias of sources as they appear on the Web and use...
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