Climate Strange

You know you've got a hot topic when outlets on the Left run stories of media showing bias against it and outlets on the Right run stories of media showing bias for it. The congressionally mandated National Climate Assessment released this week is just such a topic. The report says...
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AllSides of the Union

It's an American tradition. When the president weighs in how things are going in Washington and around the country, every word is debated and analyzed. Here's a snapshot of this week's views in the media. Snippets from the Right An Instantly Forgettable State of the Union Address , Town...
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How Did We Get That Bias Rating?

We had to solve a problem. AllSides is dedicated to delivering news with source bias transparency. But, we often find interesting articles (on hot topics) for which we have limited source bias info. This means that some of our ratings end up being more preliminary than others. Plus, all...
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Obamacare in the News + an AllSides Update

First, a little celebration for our information revolution! We are excited to report that AllSides.com has seen massive traffic growth over the last several months, reaching more than 1 million monthly views this month. Next, a little bit of perspective whiplash. This week, we saw wildly...
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Shutdown Deal

As an Onion headline said, the whole nation could probably draw John Boehner's face from memory by now. But, get ready to see others faces in the headlines soon. Snippet from the Center Congress moves toward vote on budget deal , Politico “It’s obvious that we are now seeing the end of...
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Coverage you may have missed this week

As you've probably noticed, the drama of a potential government shutdown and Obamacare's October launch has been heating up across the news. See how these interlinked topics are playing out from Left to Right here and here . And for clarifying facts, these articles may interest you: 8...
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Is Breaking News Broken?

Is the addiction to being the first to deliver a news story killing the quality and reliability of our news organizations? CBS and NBC both incorrectly identified the Navy Yard shooter in tweets this week. “NBC News: we are now NOT reporting name of shooter; retracting that report...
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Multipartisan Moments in Spite of DC Dramas

This week, even in the midst of scandalous Washington dramas, we saw rays of multi-partisan cooperation. A bipartisan Immigration Reform bill passed in the Senate week . It even involved the unprecedented occurrence of President Obama supportively retweeting Jeb Bush. Are there people on...
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