AllSides Media Bias Chart: Version 2 | Updated Media Bias Ratings

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...
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Media Bias Alert: Whether Protests Spread Coronavirus Depends On Your Bias

For months, Americans were told by public health officials to avoid mass gatherings and stay home in order to stop the spread of the novel COVID-19 coronavirus . Many states explicitly banned gatherings over a certain number of people — usually 10 to 25 people — and many local and state...
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Updated Media Bias Ratings: AP, The Hill, NPR, Washington Examiner, Washington Post

AllSides has rated the bias of over 600 media outlets , which are fluid and subject to change. We recently conducted a blind bias survey to review the bias of the Associated Press , The Hill , NPR online news , Washington Examiner , and Washington Post . For this blind bias survey, we...
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Media Bias Alert: Media Ignores Coronavirus Death Rates to Attack Governors

Even in this time of crisis and death, some in the news media launched partisan attacks on Republican governors regardless of actual data, including how many people have died. We see this in the media all the time: journalists often cherry-pick commentary and data to support the side they...
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Mapping Coronavirus Cases: How Graphics Provide Different Perspectives

Which map of COVID-19 coronavirus cases elicits more alarm? This map: Screenshot: 12:03 pm EST on March 27, Johns Hopkins real-time coronavirus map Or this map: Via Foster’s Outriders , published March 16 These maps are from different days, and COVID-19 cases have been rising...
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Political Polarization Is No Longer Just Red v Blue: It’s About Memetic Tribes

The United States is politically polarized — but perhaps not in the way you think. We tend to think of “polarization” as two competing red and blue tribes, each far away from the other in belief, values, and ideas, battling for political territory. Republican versus Democrat. Elephant...
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Teaching Children to Resolve Conflict: Q&A with "Two Tribes "Author Tyler Storlie

Earlier this summer, we wrote about a new children's book, Two Tribes , that exposes the dangers of political polarization and shows that solutions and compromises are both possible and necessary for humans to thrive and get along in peace. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Two...
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The Psychology of Polarization And How We Can Overcome Our Prejudices

Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared on Bridge Alliance . The polar vortex may have retreated for the winter months ago, but the political polarization within the United States certainly has not. Just as meteorologists provide scientific explanations for our frozen toes, social...
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Audit: Google Heavily Favors CNN and Left Media in Mass Shooting Coverage

RESEARCH REPORT The days following two tragic mass shootings in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX were extremely active for newsrooms nationwide. But readers who used Google to learn about the shootings may have seen an overwhelming majority of news from left-leaning media sources — CNN, the New...
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President Trump Tweets About Media Bias in Wake of Mass Shootings

President Trump tweeted about media bias following two mass shootings that occurred over the weekend in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX. The shootings had claimed 29 lives as of Monday afternoon. The Media has a big responsibility to life and safety in our Country. Fake News has contributed...
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When Talking to Liberals, Conservatives May Want to Avoid These Terms

Editor’s note: See our list of terms liberals may want to avoid when talking to conservatives. Suppose you are talking to another person who has very different political viewpoints. Everything seems to be going fine. Then, you say a word or phrase that unintentionally alienates the other...
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