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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How to Spot Media Bias: Omission of Source

A common type of media bias seen in the press today is omission of source attribution. A recent Poynter article explored how reporters who used terms like “baseless” or “falsely claimed” often did not include a source to help the reader understand why something was false. Omission of...
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How Readers Rated the Media Bias of AP, BBC and The Epoch Times, and More

In September, we released the findings of our August 2020 Blind Bias Survey , in which over 2,000 people across the political spectrum rated the media bias of five different news outlets blindly, seeing only their content and story choice but not the name of the news publication. Below...
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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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Media Bias Watch: How Stories are Placed

AllSides frequently provides case studies that illustrate how bias appears in the media. Read more about AllSides’ 11 Types of Media Bias here. Tuesday, December 10th was a busy day in the news media, with Democrats announcing two articles of impeachment and President Trump taking major...
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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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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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