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Mar 23 2018
Our media bias ratings reflect the judgment of the American people.AllSides
Jun 14 2023
Some biases are linguistic, like slant, spin, and only quoting one side. Others are cognitive, relating to how we think about and perceive information.
Cognitive biases — such as primacy bias, priming, anchoring, and recency bias — play a key role in how politicians and the media interact with voters. Here’s how.Primacy Bias
Also called the primacy effect, primacy bias isJoseph Ratliff
Jun 14 2023
Late in May, Target became the, erm, target of backlash when viral social media posts showcased and criticized some of its Pride merchandise, including “tuck-friendly" swimsuit bottoms for male-to-female transgender individuals. Target removed some items, and shortly afterward, stores in five states were evacuated after local media outlets received bomb threats, some of which (though not all)Julie Mastrine
Oct 28 2022
On Tuesday, a debate between Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz, both running for a Senate seat, earned much media attention. It was the first and only debate between the two, and was widely anticipated, particularly following Fetterman’s stroke in May which has impacted his communication abilities and led his campaign to refuse more debates.
In newsJulie Mastrine
Feb 08 2024
The stabbing of a Palestinian-American man in Austin, Texas after a pro-Palestinian protest last weekend was a hate crime, according to local police. Zacharia Doar, 23, was sitting in his car while waiting to leave a statewide protest on Feb. 4 at the Texas Capitol with three other young Muslims when a white man on a bicycle, identified as Bert James Baker, rode up to them, attempted to tear aDaily Beast
Feb 01 2018
Previously: We split our evaluation of NPR into a media bias rating for NPR News (Center) and for NPR Editorial (Lean Left). We also completed an analysis of CNN where we kept the media bias rating for CNN Web News as Center, but created a new page for CNN Opinion (Far Left). After evaluating Fox, we changed the media bias rating for Fox News to Lean Right, and created a new page forLucy Pinto
Dec 21 2017
CNN is, without a doubt, our most highly contested source. Based on past data, the current CNN media bias rating is Center, but many users argue that it should be labeled Lean Left, if not altogether Left. (Reminder: We only rate the media bias of sources as they appear on the Web and use those ratings to provide online articles that present diverse perspectives. We don't currentlyLucy Pinto
Dec 13 2017
Thanks to your feedback, we recently updated several media bias ratings, and first on the list is NPR (reminder: we only rate the articles found on the web, not the broadcast radio programs). Up until now, the AllSides NPR media bias rating has been Center, but data collected in recent surveys showed that they've been slowly inching farther left. AllSides users have also expressedLucy Pinto
Feb 23 2024
Sen. J.D. Vance (R-OH) on Friday called to break up Google, calling it a “progressive technology company” with “monopolistic control of information.”
Vance wrote, “Long overdue, but it’s time to break Google up. This matters far more than any other election integrity issue. The monopolistic control of information in our society resides with an explicitly progressive technology companyBreitbart News