Bias / April 24th, 2023 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
At AllSides, bias is not about blame or finding fault. It is about helping readers and our entire democracy to understand each other better.
Recommended Reading / April 14th, 2023 / By Clare Ashcraft
Google’s new features can help provide users with a more balanced, well-informed perspective — if done right. If applied without balance, they also have the potential to push people further into filter bubbles.
Recommended Reading / January 16th, 2023 / By AllSides Staff
One question we get often is a fundamental one: how do we choose which stories to cover?
Recommended Reading / August 2nd, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
For our balanced news curation AllSides analyze content more closely to confirm whether the publisher’s label is accurate, and will sometimes change it on our website to more precisely reflect the style of journalism in the article at hand
Recommended Reading / March 17th, 2022 / By "The Conversation" Contributor
The mental and psychological toll of news consumption remains largely unknown to the general news consumer.
Bias / February 23rd, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Fact checker bias is revealed by the claims chosen to check; the sources used; and opinionated judgements presented as fact in the process of checking a claim.
Recommended Reading / January 27th, 2022 / By Leo Necheles
What if it’s not just our political views that might be controlled through biased news, but also our emotions and sense of trust?
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.
Bias / December 1st, 2021 / By Avanti Giridharan
Learn common logical fallacies that are used in political opinion pieces.
Recommended Reading / November 18th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
See how the quiz has changed and what we thought of it, and then take it yourself.
Recommended Reading / September 15th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
What's a bigger issue: not seeing enough information, or not trusting information when you see it?
Recommended Reading / August 25th, 2021 / By Sukhayl Niyazov
Media Roundtable is one of the new initiatives trying to alter the business incentives in media.
Bias / July 16th, 2021 / By Avanti Giridharan
Every institution has an agenda. The media is no exception — here's how it persuades you.
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.
Recommended Reading / May 17th, 2021 / By Sukhayl Niyazov
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. The coronavirus pandemic led to the emergence of conspiracy theories about the origins and nature of the new virus. In part reflecting intense political polarization in the United States, conspiracy groups like QAnon have risen...
Recommended Reading / May 5th, 2021 / By Henry A. Brechter
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Mistakes are an inevitable part of journalism. But how publications fix those mistakes is more important and telling of their ethical principles. Gannett, the publishing company that owns USA TODAY (Center bias) and roughly 100...
Bias / May 3rd, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
AllSides Live, our Instagram Live show , recently featured Henry A. Brechter, the managing editor of AllSides. Henry oversees the AllSides news operation, and leads strategy and development around news content. Tune in to hear him discuss balanced news and media literacy with our host,...
Bias / April 23rd, 2021 / By Micaela Ricaforte
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...
Bias / March 2nd, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
Fact checking is a critical part of today’s media landscape. But just because something is called a fact check obviously doesn’t mean it’s balanced, fair or even really a fact check at all. AllSides curates fact check articles daily as part of our balanced newsfeed . Our readers...
Recommended Reading / February 28th, 2021 / By Bella Jasper
From the Left This view is from a writer rated Lean Left. In everyday America, many of us do not interact much with others who have different beliefs. We naturally like to be surrounded by like-minded people, whether that be in communities, jobs, or marriages. Over the years, however,...