These Famous Political Opposites Have Been Married for Over 25 Years. How Do They Make It Work?

A View from the Left This piece is from a writer rated Lean Left. The relationship began when they were political rivals. Mary Matalin was a campaign director for Republican George H.W. Bush. James Carville was the chief strategist for Democrat Bill Clinton. Yet at the start of Bill...
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Can Religion, Neuroscience, and Good Deeds Heal America?

Political polarization is a massive and complicated issue, one which can be explained, and combatted, through a number of different approaches. The One America Movement utilizes a unique approach to addressing polarization in the United States. It draws from psychology and social science...
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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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Story of the Week: The GameStop Saga: Wall Street Establishment vs. Everyday Traders

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Wall Street was shaken up last week when everyday investors banded together on social media to challenge major hedge funds in a trading frenzy centered around video game retailer GameStop. As a result, GameStop’s...
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Media Bias Alert: Snopes “Fact Checks” a Subjective Opinion on AOC

From the Right This piece is from a writer rated Lean Right. Snopes today offered a clear example of how fact check outlets can be biased when it attempted to “fact check" the opinion that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez exaggerated the danger she was in during the Capitol Hill storming, which...
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Republicans and Democrats Actually Agree on These Gun Restriction Policies

From the Left This article is from a writer rated Lean Left. Gun control and gun rights are issues many Americans see themselves as being divided on. But some recent surveys have found that many Republicans and Democrats share significant overlaps when it comes to gun restrictions. Check...
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Protest or Riot: Who Decides? A Data Analysis of Media Bias

From the Center This piece is from a writer rated Center. Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared on Medium.com. Life, Liberty, and Hypocrisy for All The shocking events of Jan 6, 2021 make for fun media analysis. In one day, the conservatives media became sympathetic to rioters and...
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Will Breaking Up Big Tech Companies Reduce Polarization? This MIT Professor Argues a Different Approach

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...
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Media Bias Alert: Left and Right Coverage on Minimum Wage Bump Differs

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” -Mark Twain On Tuesday, Democrats in Congress reintroduced a bill to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. Slanted coverage soon followed. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AllSides (@...
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When Natural Disasters Strike Like They Did in 2020, Republicans and Democrats See Similar Role for Government

From the Left Editor's Note: This viewpoint is from a writer rated Lean Left. In 2020, Americans experienced many natural disasters, including record-setting fires in California and Colorado, and some of the most tropical systems ever to make landfall. By September, the country already...
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New AllSides Media Bias Chart™: Announcing Version 4

The AllSides Media Bias Chart™ helps you to easily identify different perspectives. Now announcing Version 4, with updated ratings! We make media bias transparent so you can avoid manipulation, fake news, and misinformation. Check out Version 4 below: Here’s what’s new Version 4: Moved...
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Updated Media Bias Ratings: CNN, Fox News, New York Post, Politico, Reuters

AllSides recently conducted our November 2020 Blind Bias Survey , in which 2,285 people across the political spectrum blindly reviewed the bias of 5 media outlets: CNN (online news only), Fox News (online news only), New York Post , Politico , and Reuters . In this blog, we’ll tell you a...
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