Major Shifts in American Attitudes on Unbiased News and Civility

Despite the overwhelming division and non-stop crisis apparent in the media — from impeachment to Syria to threats to our democratic institutions — it's not all doom and gloom. We've got some good news — news so core to our mission that we decided to share with all of our friends...
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We're a Civvys Finalist!

AllSides is pleased to announce we are a finalist in the National category for the 2019 American Civic Collaboration Awards (the “Civvys”) ! Now in its third year, the Civvys are the only national awards program dedicated to celebrating projects that emphasize working together across...
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Updated Media Bias Chart: Version 1.1

Earlier this month, we released Version 1 of the AllSides Media Bias Chart, which is based on over 600 AllSides media bias ratings. The media bias chart offers an easy way for you to identify political bias in the news, so you can avoid being misled and decide the truth for yourself. We...
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Taking A Closer Look at the NPR News Media Bias Rating

After releasing version 1 of the AllSides media bias chart (stay tuned for Version 1.1, to be released soon), we received a lot of feedback from people who disagreed with the NPR online news Center media bias rating. Some readers said the outlet has a Left bias. On February 19, 2019, our...
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A "Center" Media Bias Rating Doesn't Mean Neutral

Here's the skinny: A " Center " media bias rating from AllSides doesn't necessarily mean a source is neutral, unbiased, perfectly reasonable or credible. A Center media bias rating simply means a source or writer does not predictably show perspectives favoring either end of the political...
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Podcast: AllSides CEO Talks Filter Bubbles, Media Bias, and What It's Like Being a Conservative in San Francisco

Quick…what's your go-to news source? How often do you search for alternative views on hot topics like the border wall, the Mueller investigation, or climate change? John Gable, co-founder of AllSides, appeared on Looking For AND podcast to discuss how filter bubbles can make you angry,...
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Breaking Through Filter Bubbles with Technology and Civil Discourse: TED Talk

Photo credit: Ryan Lash / TED Technology created stronger filter bubbles, civil discourse and technology can free us This is the original script from the TED talk on breaking out of filter bubbles and bridging divides through civil discourse, given by John Gable and Joan Blades on...
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How do I have a non-partisan Thanksgiving?

Happy Thanksgiving from the whole team at AllSides! As much as we all enjoy the delicious food, w e know that Thanksgiving is a time when you might see relatives that you haven't seen in a while. As everyone is sitting around the table, the conversation might turn to politics, and often,...
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Story Not Covered

From time to time, AllSides notices a political story is covered by the Center and one side (Left or Right) while being completely or mostly ignored by the other side. While we regularly post those stories, we sometimes will feature that story at the top of the home page and indicate...
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