Bloomberg Moved to Lean Left Media Bias Rating Following Review

AllSides conducted a blind bias survey of Bloomberg News in August 2020. AllSides previously rated Bloomberg as Center ; after assessing the survey results, we have moved Bloomberg News to Lean Left . The blind bias survey is one of our most robust media bias rating methodologies , in...
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Story of the Week: Candidates Visit Kenosha in Wake of Violence

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Kenosha, Wisconsin became the newest site of anti-police brutality protests and violent rioting after Jacob Blake was shot by police on Aug. 23 . In the days following Blake's shooting, 17-year-old Kyle...
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4 Remote Learning Tools for Students

Whether your students are learning in the classroom or remotely this fall, AllSides for Schools has compiled a number of tools and resources to help you engage them in media literacy, critical thinking, and constructive dialogue. Check them out below: AllSides for Schools Free educational...
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Story of the Week: RNC 2020: Speakers Try to Inspire Base, Engage Undecided Voters

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Republican Party opened its 2020 election convention on Monday, featuring multiple prominent speakers aligned with the party and portraying President Donald Trump as America's best choice at the ballot box...
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When Republicans and Democrats Live in Alternate Universes

Donald Trump and Joe Biden lead two different political parties with two vastly different ideologies and two dramatically different sets of policy, cultural and societal goals. But the biggest contrast between their respective political conventions has not been about COVID-19, or taxes or...
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When the Democrats Tell Young People To Wait Their Turn

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received one minute to address the Democratic National Convention this week. That’s only one minute more than I got. Joe Biden frequently talks about himself as a transition to a new generation of political leadership. But the Democrats’ future has not been on...
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Coverage of Harris as VP Pick Creates Partisan Filter Bubbles

For much of the past week, the media has largely set aside the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to go all in on coverage of Joe Biden picking Kamala Harris as his running mate . To the surprise of few, the way any given news outlet covered the decision likely hinted at its editorial bias...
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Media Bias by Omission: 5-Year-Old Cannon Hinnant Shot and Killed in His Front Yard

Numerous conservative commentators took to Twitter this week accusing the national press of media bias by omission when it comes to the death of Cannon Hinnant, a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head by a man in North Carolina. The boy is white, the alleged killer is black. Local news...
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When College Football Games Affect the Presidential Election

Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate did not have nearly the impact on the presidential race as other news that was breaking this week. If Donald Trump is not re-elected, he can blame Northern Illinois University. That’s not because the state of Illinois is in play...
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Story of the Week: Biden VP Search Ends; Harris has Chance to Make History

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Former vice president and presumptive democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris (CA) as his running mate in a tweet Tuesday. Harris, the Senate’s only black woman, previously served as San...
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Story of the Week: Speculation Swirls Around Biden VP Pick

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to choose a 2020 running mate in the coming weeks, winding down a polarized selection process that elicited zest for progress on one side, and scorn for purported...
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