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Daily Source Bias Check: Truth in Media

QUESTIONABLE SOURCE A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or [...]
  • The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim by Priorities USA: Says President Donald Trump is trying to make $451 billion in Medicare cuts [...]
  • LEAST BIASED These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes).  The reporting is factual and usually sourced.  These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources. Overall, we rate the Jamestown Foundation Least Biased [...]
  • The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim by Trump: “Twitter is completely stifling FREE SPEECH” by adding a fact-check label to Trump’s [...]
  • CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE Sources in the Conspiracy-Pseudoscience category may publish unverifiable information that is not always supported by evidence. These sources may be untrustworthy for credible/verifiable information, therefore fact checking and further investigation is recommended on a per article basis when obtaining information [...]
  • The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim by Trump: California Gov. Gavin Newsom “is sending Ballots to millions of people, anyone living in [...]
  • QUESTIONABLE SOURCE A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit [...]
  • The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim by Joe Biden: “40% of the initial small business funds didn’t go to small businesses at all.” [...]
  • RIGHT-CENTER BIAS These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require [...]
  • The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim via Social Media: Hospitals get paid $750 for patients who die from the flu, $17,500 for COVID-19. [...]
  • LEFT-CENTER BIAS These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further [...]
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Smithsonian Magazine (Pro-Science)
DatingNews.com (Not Rated)
Washington Post (Left-Center)
The Economist (Least Biased)
NBC News (Left-Center)
CardRates.com (Not Rated)
BadCredit.org (Not Rated)
PBS News Hour (Left-Center)
USA Today (Least Biased)
Salon (Left)
Los Angeles Times (Left-Center)
Politifact (Least Biased)
Chicago Tribune (Left-Center)
BBC News (Left-Center)
Newsweek (Left)
Inside Sources (Right-Center)
Huffington Post (Left)
Forbes (Right-Center)
Politico (Left-Center)
MakeUseOf (Least Biased)
Rolling Stone (Left-Center)
Vox (Left)
St. Cloud Times (Least Biased)
Bustle (Left-Center)
Rabble.ca (Left)
Breitbart (Right)
The Daily Dot (Left)
Sun Journal (Least Biased)
Telesur (Left)
Western Journalism (Right)
The Daily Beast (Left)
York Daily Record (Left-Center)
NewsBusters (Right)
National Monitor (Left-Center)
Post-Bulletin (Right-Center)
Business 2 Community (Least Biased)
American Thinker (Right)
MediaShift (Least Biased)
Newsweek (Left-Center)
Fair Observer (Least Biased)
Columbia Journalism Review (Left-Center)
Power Line (Right)
Merion West (Least Biased)
Real Clear Science (Pro-Science)
Psychology Today (Pro-Science)
The Star-Democrat (Least Biased)
Engadget (Left-Center)
The Conversation (Least Biased)
Alternet (Left)

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