This Week in Fact Checking: Taylor Swift’s Political Views, DeSantis’ Fracking Stance, Philadelphia Murder

Notable fact checking coverage across the spectrum this week delved into Taylor Swift’s political views, Ron DeSantis’ views on fracking and offshore drilling, an attempted murder in Philadelphia, and the future of the fact checking space.
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Did The New York Times Spread Misinformation 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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What Bari Weiss’ Resignation from the New York Times Says About Media Bias – and About AllSides

Weiss’ concerns about media bias and intolerance of diverse views are worth highlighting, as this is essentially why AllSides exists. The high-profile resignation of writer Bari Weiss from the New York Times two weeks ago underscores the dire need for tools like AllSides, which exists to...
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Story of the Week: Questions Surround New Kavanaugh Allegation, NYT Story

A New York Times report last week that detailed another claim of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been the subject of scrutiny, raising questions about missing details, sources and possible media bias. The original NYT article initially attracted...
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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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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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New York Times Anonymous Op-Ed Met With Mixed Reviews

A senior official in the Trump administration wrote an anonymous op-ed published in the New York Times claiming they are working to "thwart" parts of the president's agenda as well as his "worst inclinations". Some have said the approach was cowardly and only confirms previously held...
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