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Oct 07 2015
Media bias is the bias or perceived bias of journalists and news producers within the mass media in the selection of events and stories that are reported and how they are covered. The term "media bias" implies a pervasive or widespread bias contravening the standards of journalism, rather than the perspective of an individual journalist or article. The direction and degree of media bias inWikipedia
Jan 17 2020
AllSides frequently provides case studies that illustrate how media bias appears. Read more about the 11 Types of Media Bias here.
Media bias manifests in many different ways — on this blog, we’ve shown you how it can appear as bias by omission, sensationalism, and bias by placement. We’ve identified 11 different types of media bias to watch out for. Another obvious way bias manifestsJulie Mastrine
Feb 27 2024
At the end of 2023, The Economist (Lean Left) conducted a study in which it looked at the partisan language used in TV and written journalism to determine if there was a slant toward any political party. It found that “there is indeed an affinity between the media and the left, because journalists tend to prefer the language used by Democratic lawmakers.”
When The Economist comparedClare Ashcraft
Feb 24 2024
→ Google News bias is getting worse
As if Google’s anti-white AI bot wasn’t evidence enough, new research has found that Google News’s bias also veers Left. The latest AllSides Google News bias analysis found that 63% of articles which appeared on the news aggregator over a two-week period were from liberal media outlets in 2023, marking a 2% uptick from the year previous.
Feb 22 2024
The latest AllSides Google News bias analysis found 63% of articles that appeared on the news aggregator over a 2-week period were from media outlets on the left. This is a larger share than in 2022, when 61% of articles on Google News were from liberal outlets. In 2023, 6% of articles were from sources on the right; in 2022, just 3%.
In the days leading up to the 2022 midtermAllSides Staff
Oct 20 2012
As my colleague Eric Alterman argues, since the days of Goldwater conservatives have been complaining about the actions of the referees (the American media) in their struggle to dominate American politics.Center For American Progress
Sep 30 2022
Each week, AllSides Media Bias Alerts examine media bias in coverage of a major or important story using the AllSides Media Bias Ratings™ and our AllSides Media Bias Chart™.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) recently made headlines when he sent dozens of immigrants from Florida to Martha’s Vineyard. The biases of left and right-rated media could be seen in how they covered the story,Clare Ashcraft
Apr 24 2023
This piece was written by academics Rob Anderson (Lean Left bias) and G. Michael Killenberg (Center bias). AllSides CEO John Gable (Lean Right bias) wrote a response to this article. Read it here.
It took a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit for media mogul Rupert Murdoch to admit under oath that Fox News promoted lies about rigged voting machines and endorsed allegations that DemocratsMultiple Writers - Mixed
Jul 13 2020
It's here! Version 2 of The AllSides Media Bias Chart features even more outlets than Versions 1 and 1.1, and we've changed the bias ratings for a number of outlets.
The AllSides Media Bias Chart helps you to easily identify different perspectives so you can get the full picture and think for yourself. Knowing the political bias of media outlets allows you to consume a balanced mediaJulie Mastrine