Media Bias Alert: Divided Coverage of Harris Fuels Filter Bubbles

There are — as there almost always are —more than two sides to Vice President Kamala Harris’ management of her immigration assignment from President Joe Biden. But for the dedicated followers of biased media, it’s likely only one “reality” prevails. As you’ll see from the headlines shown...
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The History of American Media Bias, Pt. 3: The 1900s-1950s

Click here for Part 1 of this series: The Press in Colonial America and Creation of the 1st Amendment and Part 2: The 1800s . Today, we hold journalists and media outlets accountable to journalistic code of ethics and a set of standards, which include truth, transparency, and objectivity...
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Did The New York Times Spread Disinformation About a Capitol Officer’s Death?

Earlier this week, it emerged that Capitol Police officer Brian D. Sicknick suffered two strokes and died of natural causes a day after the January 6 riot at the Capitol, according to a ruling by the District’s chief medical examiner. The ruling means federal prosecutors will likely be...
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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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It’s Not Just Them: Research Suggests Irrational Biases Across the Political Spectrum

In our increasingly polarized age, it has become commonplace to attribute our political opponents’ beliefs to their irrationality. Advancements in psychology seem to validate this view: we are prone to confirmation bias, engage in motivated reasoning, and become self-insulated in social...
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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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