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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Media Bias Alert: Coronavirus and Sensationalism

The COVID-19 coronavirus has left many Americans housebound with little to do except keep their eyes on the news, anxious for any sign that the pandemic may be slowing. The tidal wave of reporting on the virus and President Trump's response is a reminder to remain diligent about spotting...
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Fake News? Trump Tweets Video of Biden Appearing to Endorse Him

If you can remember a time before the media was oversaturated with coronavirus news, it was just over a week ago that President Trump retweeted a video of Joe Biden at a campaign rally appearing to endorse him. The video, which CNN (Lean Left media bias) called “dishonestly edited,” was...
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Non-Citizens Influenced the Primaries, Earning Praise from Left Media, Critique from Right

As the United States enters a chaotic election season, media outlets on the left and right offered very different perspectives on how non-citizen activism might play a role in the 2020 election. Ahead of Super Tuesday, a headline from Breitbart (which AllSides gives a Right media bias...
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Beyond Left vs Right: 14 Types of Ideological Bias

Authoritarianism versus libertarianism, nationalism versus globalism, traditionalism versus progressivism — ideological bias in politics (and beyond) is no longer just about left versus right. Sometimes people get mad about the AllSides Media Bias Chart . “How can you put Jacobin and the...
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Media Bias Divides Coverage of Klobuchar's Bill Maher Appearance

A recent height comparison of U.S. politicians spurred the latest example of media bias, differing narratives on either side of the party line, and a journalistic laziness that, when sanctioned, can cater to misinformation. Minnesota Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar (D...
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Help Rate Media Bias! Take the Survey

Help AllSides rate media bias by taking our blind bias survey ! You'll be asked to assess whether content from popular media outlets is biased to the left, center, or right. It should take about 5 minutes. We're seeking people from all over the political spectrum to rate the bias of news...
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Media Bias Watch: How Stories are Placed

AllSides frequently provides case studies that illustrate how bias appears in the media. Read more about AllSides’ 11 Types of Media Bias here. Tuesday, December 10th was a busy day in the news media, with Democrats announcing two articles of impeachment and President Trump taking major...
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How AllSides Labels Content: News, Opinion, Analysis, Fact Check

Updated 1/23/2020 News reports make up the majority of content aggregated on the AllSides daily news feed. The content’s original publisher typically designates it with a “News” label, or presents it in a section of its website that is clearly separate from any “Opinion” sections. Today,...
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Media Bias Update: Bloomberg News Announces It Will Not Investigate Democratic Candidates

In November 2019, after Bloomberg News owner Michael Bloomberg entered the 2020 presidential race, the news outlet announced that it would not do investigative reporting on Bloomberg or any of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. It is an apparent admission that the organization...
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Media Bias Alert: Coverage of Don Cherry's Firing Differs on Left and Right

Longtime TV personality Don Cherry, considered by many to be a legendary personality due to his 38-year career, was fired by Sportsnet Monday after he said not enough people (or immigrants, depending on whom you ask) in Toronto wear poppies to honor veterans on Remembrance Day. The...
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Project Veritas, CNN and the Ethics of Undercover Reporting

On Monday, Project Veritas, a right-wing activist group that seeks to uncover media bias, began releasing videos that claim to reveal a paramount anti-Donald Trump bias within CNN. Videos present undercover recordings of CNN president Jeff Zucker telling employees to “stay focused” on...
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