As 2022 comes to a close, AllSides is recapping the year's most prominent instances of misinformation in national news media.
Florida's "Parental Rights in Education Act," has been coined the "Don't Say Gay Law" by critics. This law has amplified an ongoing culture war over what can be taught in classrooms, but what is actually in this highly controversial bill?
Corporate taxation has become a very controversial issue in recent years, with some claiming that companies like Amazon and Apple pay little to no taxes.
As inflation continues to rise, media outlets have claimed one specific individual, or action is to blame. The truth is more nuanced.
The Hunter Biden laptop story has accentuated the disparity in media coverage from left and right outlets as much as any story since Joe Biden became president.
Despite a lack of evidence, the claim showed up in Trump’s impeachment proceedings and was repeated by President Joe Biden months later.
Let’s break down the media coverage and dominant opinions around the claim, and highlight the main facts, myths, disagreements and disconnects.
Almost immediately after the COVID-19 pandemic began, people speculated about how it started. Most of this focused on China, where the pandemic began, and specifically on the city of Wuhan.
Historic gaffe, or media overreaction? Donald Trump's comments about bleach during a COVID-19 press briefing last year have been covered very differently from the left and the right.