Unpacking Media Bias and Narratives Around Asian-American Violence

After eight people — six Asian women, one white man and one white woman – were killed in a shooting in Atlanta last week , there’s been debate as to whether or not the media has been correct to tie the incident to anti-Asian hatred and racism. Some have accused the media of bias in their...
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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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New AllSides Media Bias Chart™: Announcing Version 4

The AllSides Media Bias Chart™ helps you to easily identify different perspectives. Now announcing Version 4, with updated ratings! We make media bias transparent so you can avoid manipulation, fake news, and misinformation. Check out Version 4 below: Here’s what’s new Version 4: Moved...
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Reuters: Survey Returns Lean Left Bias; AllSides Keeps Center Rating

A recent Blind Bias Survey found that on average, people across the political spectrum rated Reuters as Lean Left . AllSides currently rates Reuters as Center. The results triggered an Editorial Review, in which AllSides opted to keep Reuters’ rating as Center. This is because Blind Bias...
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Newsweek's AllSides Media Bias Rating™ Shifts from Left to Center

AllSides has shifted Newsweek’s Media Bias Rating™ from Left to Center . This is a big shift, and we explain in detail what prompted it on our source page for Newsweek’s media bias . The AllSides team conducted two separate Editorial Reviews of Newsweek's online publication on Nov. 20,...
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Is Biden the “Projected Winner” or “President-Elect”?

Updated 12/15/20 at 8:50 a.m. ET: The Electoral College voted 306-232 for Joe Biden on Dec. 14. We will now refer to Biden as President-elect. Many media outlets, such as CBS , The Hill , and Reuters , have been referring to projected 2020 presidential election winner Joe Biden as the "...
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Perspectives: Newsrooms Capitalizing Black and White

In the last few weeks, numerous media outlets released statements about their decisions to either capitalize the word black only, or capitalize the words black, white, and brown. AllSides is committed to showcasing diverse perspectives to empower people to decide for themselves. In this...
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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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AllSides Media Bias Chart: Version 2 | Updated Media Bias Ratings

It's here! Version 2 of The AllSides Media Bias Chart features even more outlets than Versions 1 and 1.1 , and we've changed the bias ratings for a number of outlets. The AllSides Media Bias Chart helps you to easily identify different perspectives so you can get the full picture and...
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Media Bias Alert: Were London Protests and Riots “Largely Peaceful”?

After protests and riots erupted in London over the weekend, seemingly inspired by similar gatherings in the U.S. over alleged racism in policing , some Twitter users pointed out apparent media bias in a BBC headline. “27 police officers injured during largely peaceful anti-racism...
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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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Non-Citizens Influenced the Primaries, Earning Praise from Left Media, Critique from Right

As the United States enters a chaotic election season, media outlets on the left and right offered very different perspectives on how non-citizen activism might play a role in the 2020 election. Ahead of Super Tuesday, a headline from Breitbart (which AllSides gives a Right media bias...
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Has the Age of Trump Artificially Moved Media Bias Ratings to the Left?

The majority of the mainstream media is left leaning, as you can see from AllSides’ media bias chart and nearly 600 media bias ratings. But in the age of Trump, is the media really left leaning, or do they simply appear left leaning in reaction to him — a president many perceive to be far...
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Introducing the AllSides Media Bias Chart

Editor's Note: Some information may be outdated. View the latest version of the AllSides Media Bias Chart here . Introducing the 2019 AllSides Media Bias Chart, an easy way for you to identify political bias in the news so you can be better equipped to navigate our increasingly polarized...
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VIDEO: How AllSides Spots Media Bias

AllSides has rated the media bias of nearly 600 media outlets and writers, from The New York Times to The Blaze to BuzzFeed and everything between and beyond. We assess media outlets using a patented and transparent media bias rating methodology . Learn more about how we do it in the...
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Is the New York Times' Coverage of California Wildfires Biased?

Today in media bias: A meme floating around Facebook claims the New York Times is biased when it comes to its coverage of the recent California wildfires. Back in January 2018, the New York Times ran a story about California forests with the headline, " California Today: 100 Million Dead...
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Updated Media Bias Ratings: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Vox, and more

AllSides Media Bias Ratings are fluid and subject to change as media outlets evolve over time or we acquire new information. This is why t he AllSides team recently decided to review a number of media outlets in our quest to provide unbiased news. We determined the following media bias...
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