Some Researchers Say Digital Echo Chambers Don't Exist. Is It True?

BBC News, which AllSides gives a Center media bias rating, recently published an article claiming that online echo chambers — or filter bubbles , the idea that people tend to encounter only ideas that align with their current beliefs online — may be a myth. The study the article...
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A "Center" Media Bias Rating Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Ever since AllSides released the very first version of its Media Bias Chart , we've been paying careful attention to reader feedback. And one of the most common pieces of feedback has been from people who just can't seem to understand why we rated certain media outlets as "Center." Here's...
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VIDEO: How AllSides Spots Media Bias

AllSides has rated the media bias of nearly 600 media outlets and writers, from The New York Times to The Blaze to BuzzFeed and everything between and beyond. We assess media outlets using a patented and transparent media bias rating methodology . Learn more about how we do it in the...
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New Podcast: The Media Outlets with the Most Surprising Biases

Americans are more divided than ever, and media bias is making things worse. Clickbait, sensationalism, slant, emotional language, and other polarizing tactics are all used to get attention and views. So what kind of impact does this have on our minds? Our relationships? Our culture as a...
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Deepfake: When You Can't Believe Your Eyes

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on The Town Line newspaper . Fake news. Fake videos. Fake photos. The way things are heading, the 21st century is likely to be known as the Fake Century, and it’s only going to get worse from here. About a year ago, I came across a short BBC...
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Updated Media Bias Ratings: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Vox, and more

AllSides Media Bias Ratings are fluid and subject to change as media outlets evolve over time or we acquire new information. This is why t he AllSides team recently decided to review a number of media outlets in our quest to provide unbiased news. We determined the following media bias...
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Does Truth Take a Back Seat in the Media?

Trust in mass media is at an all-time low . According to a recent Gallup study, only 40% of today’s Americans believe that the news is reported “fully, accurately, and fairly” by the media. Many recognize that instead of seeking balance, the media’s goal is often to construe stories that...
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