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Feb 03 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom 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 out these surveys:Gallup
(Survey conducted September 30-October 15,Hyria Stuart
Feb 08 2021
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 source attribution is when a journalist does not back up their claims by linking to the source for thatJulie Mastrine
Dec 15 2020
Perspectives BlogA View from the Center
Editor's Note: This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Learn what a Center rating means and get all sides of this topic by reading left-wing and right-wing views on the coronavirus vaccine.
I want to see superstar basketball player LeBron James get the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine on live television. And Fox News hosts Tucker Carlson and LauraDan Schnur
Feb 04 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom 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 she recently spoke about on Instagram Live.
Opinion statements presented as fact areJulie Mastrine
Jan 27 2021
“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 Joseph Ratliff
Jun 21 2020
President Donald Trump resumed his election campaign at a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday. Though Trump's campaign manager tweeted June 15 that the Tulsa rally had received over 1 million ticket requests, the Tulsa Fire Department reported that approximately 6,200 people scanned tickets.
Many left- and center-rated outlets highlighted the rally's low attendance and focused on theNew York Times (News) The Hill The Epoch Times
Jan 25 2021
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 bit about how the survey was conducted, and give a summary of the results for each outlet.Julie Mastrine
Jan 14 2021
Perspectives BlogFrom the Center
Editor's Note: This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center.
As America nears a presidential transition, the Biden administration promises an updated foreign policy full of international alliances. The Biden-Harris campaign website pledges that in their administration, “America will lead by example and rally the world to meet our common challenges that no oneJackson Lanzer
Sep 29 2020
The first 2020 presidential election debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is set for Tuesday night at 9 p.m. in Cleveland, Ohio.
You've seen and compared coverage leading up to the debates from across the political spectrum. Now, let’s compare what candidates and their campaigns have said about the debate, the rules, the moderator and each other.Henry A. Brechter
Feb 03 2021
Today, we hold journalists and media outlets accountable to journalistic code of ethics and a set of standards, which include truth, transparency, and objectivity. When journalism strays from objective fact, the result is biased news. And though it takes different forms in the digital age, this media bias is far from new.
Political bias has been present in journalism sinceMicaela Ricaforte