Story of the Week / May 18th, 2023 / By AllSides Staff
OpenAI's CEO called for regulation of AI this week, raising questions about how to mitigate the risks of new generative AI platforms like ChatGPT.
Recommended Reading / May 5th, 2023 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
This piece was originally published by Newsweek (Center bias) . People who rely on major news aggregators like Google News, Bing News and Yahoo! News for their political news are being ensconced inside filter bubbles, and this drives greater polarization, division and dysfunction in...
Story of the Week / March 16th, 2023 / By AllSides Staff
The FDIC took control of Silicon Valley Bank on Friday, making it the second-largest bank to collapse in U.S. history.
Bias / February 1st, 2023 / By Henry A. Brechter
Time will tell the true capabilities of AI tech, but for now, it has a long way to go to providing balanced responses.
Story of the Week / December 22nd, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Troves of apparent communications between Twitter and government agencies have been made public as part of the releases.
Bias / November 21st, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Ever since Elon Musk took over as owner and CEO of Twitter in late October 2022, he’s been the subject of media attention and criticism.
AllStances / September 7th, 2022 / By Ethan Horowitz
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is currently one of the most highly contested pieces of legislation on the books, largely due to its vast consequences on the way we are interact with the internet. Explore the various perspectives of those that want to revoke, reform, or leave alone, Section 230.
Bias / April 19th, 2022 / By Center for Humane Technology
Over time these distortions warp society’s perception of reality, breaking down our ability to find shared understanding.
Story of the Week / October 7th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
A former Facebook data scientist has come forward about the company's alleged neglect for its negative impacts on public health.
Recommended Reading / October 7th, 2021 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
The government can update Section 230(c)(1) so that social media companies like Facebook no longer get special protection for content that they moderate, but can be held accountable.
Bias / April 20th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
"When it comes to politics and cultural issues, the internet is broken.” John Gable has a passion for civic engagement that has led him from politics to technology. As co-founder of AllSides and AllSides for Schools, John is in the vanguard of those working to fix what’s broken with the...
Recommended Reading / February 1st, 2021 / By Sukhayl Niyazov
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. In his 2020 book The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health — and How We Must Adapt , MIT Sloan School of Management professor Sinan Aral offers a comprehensive and insightful new...
Recommended Reading / January 19th, 2021 / By Rolf Hendriks
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Almost 25 years ago, Congress passed legislation that shields tech companies from legal liability for user content, but also states that content moderation must be done in good faith. Social media companies have benefitted from...
News / October 26th, 2020 / By AllSides Staff
Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on Big Tech, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: President Donald Trump's administration has initiated an antitrust...
News / September 17th, 2020 / By AllSides Staff
A recent examination of media bias on Facebook caught our eye here at AllSides. It is an important topic and we found the report to be interesting, but we also found some problems with it that lead to invalid conclusions. We’ve identified a number of flaws in the methodology used in a...
News / September 10th, 2020 / By Joseph Ratliff
Here at AllSides, we do our best to curate news from diverse sources, which helps expose our readers (and us) to different perspectives. Not all news sources are equal, however; some outlets have much larger audiences than others. This means their coverage, and therefore their bias,...
Story of the Week / May 28th, 2020 / By Henry A. Brechter
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. President Donald Trump and Twitter are feuding over the president's tweets and the social media platform's vetting of them. The president plans to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at reducing liability...
News / November 26th, 2019 / By Henry A. Brechter
Social media has become an epicenter for up-to-the-minute news on just about everything. Predictably, like many of the speed and convenience driven habits society has recently adopted, it’s not very healthy. And while people seem to see that, it’s not enough to stop them from scrolling...
News / June 17th, 2019 / By Julie Mastrine
“Polarization stifles healthy debate, free thinking and compromise, and replaces them with rhetoric, groupthinking, and anger.” Doug Parker, chairman and CEO of American Airlines, recently gave the graduation keynote speech for Southern Methodist University’s class of 2019 — and his...
News / June 4th, 2019 / By Julie Mastrine
A new audit shows Google is biased toward a small number of major media outlets — and most of them have a Left-leaning political bias. One-sided information isn’t healthy for democracy, yet the world's most popular source of news and information displays a major bias. Back in October,...