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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Tech Companies May Be Stifling Conservative Speech. Can They Change?

Differences in the way liberals and conservatives view appropriate speech affects what we see online — and can lead to silencing. The Department of Justice and state attorneys general met Tuesday to discuss whether social media companies are “intentionally stifling the free exchange of...
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New York Times Anonymous Op-Ed Met With Mixed Reviews

A senior official in the Trump administration wrote an anonymous op-ed published in the New York Times claiming they are working to "thwart" parts of the president's agenda as well as his "worst inclinations". Some have said the approach was cowardly and only confirms previously held...
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President Trump Accuses Google of Bias Against His Administration

President Trump on Tuesday accused Google of manipulating its search engine to display negative coverage of his administration after Paula Bolyard published an article on the conservative site PJ Media alleging that 96% of results for "Trump" news were from left-leaning outlets . Many on...
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Roughly 350 Newspapers Rebuke President Trump's Attacks on the Media: Necessary Step or Futile Exercise?

A chorus of roughly 350 newspapers across the country joined together on Thursday to condemn President Trump's recent rhetoric criticizing the press. The initiative came at The Boston Globe’s request . Their Editorial Board urged publications “liberal and conservative, large and small” to...
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Fact Check: Is Trump's Star Being Removed from the Walk of Fame?

Is Donald Trump's star being removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame? Judging from many of today's headlines, you would think so. But any media consumers who read only the headlines might be misled. Take a look at the following headlines. You would think that Trump's star is being removed...
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NEW Media Bias Ratings: Quillette, Jubilee Media, Current Affairs Magazine

AllSides is continually evaluating media bias as our media landscape grows. We frequently add news sources to the site to help you get the most reliable data on media bias. In order to ensure our media bias ratings are accurate and up to date, we need the AllSides community to participate...
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Sinclair Broadcasting Engulfed in 'Fake News' Promo Controversy

Sinclair Broadcasting required its local news anchors to read from an identical script warning against false news and criticizing the mainstream media for "irresponsible, one-sided news stories." Many on the Left denounced the network for displaying conservative bias, while some on the...
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Politico Media Bias Update

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...
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Fox News Media Bias Update

Previously: We split our evaluation of NPR into a media bias rating for NPR News (Center) and for NPR Editorial (Lean Left). We took the same approach for our analysis of CNN , splitting into a media bias rating for CNN Web News (Center) and CNN Opinion (Far Left). The Fox News media bias...
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CNN Media Bias Update

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...
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NPR Media Bias Update

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...
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Media Bias: Is it a Crime?

According to some, America is facing a new terrorist threat: the media. “CNN IS ISIS,” the sign reads. It’s a stunning accusation — particularly when considering that the media are expected to be a stronghold in American society, charged with holding government accountable. Is the nation’...
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