Media Coverage

Media Literacy: Why It's More Important Than Ever

For centuries, societies were divided by the ability to read. Now, in 2020, with global literacy rates around 86%, the divide is determined less by the ability to read, and more by the ability to...
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Coronavirus

The Most Credible Journalists on COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. passed an inflection point in the last 2 weeks. The number of articles published about the global pandemic went from hundreds a day to a weekday average of...
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Coronavirus

Beyond the Headlines: The Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Amid the ongoing crisis, The Factual is producing regular updates on key issues related to coronavirus, including on government actions, economic impact, healthcare preparedness, international...
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Coronavirus

Beyond the Headlines: How Will COVID-19 Impact the Economy Now and in the Long Term?

There are 600+ articles published every day on COVID-19, so it's easy to be overwhelmed. Many of us are just scanning headlines to stay atop the news, and this doesn’t always translate into a...
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Media Coverage

Coronavirus News Tracker

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every aspect of our lives, we are all searching for the most up-to-date and credible news for clarity. That's why, at The Factual, we've put together a ...
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Credibility

Is the News You’re Reading on Coronavirus Credible?

Several of the early fears about coronavirus, or COVID-19, seem to be coming to fruition as the disease continues to spread across the world. This week, Italy imposed nationwide travel...
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Credibility

Who Has the Most Credible News on Coronavirus?

Misinformation about the outbreak of Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has arguably spread as fast as the disease itself. From myths like garlic’s ability to stave off the illness to the virus being a ...
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Media Coverage

How Fair Is Media Coverage of Bernie Sanders?

Before claims of a #WarrenMediaBlackout, Sanders supporters decried a Bernie Blackout, whereby the media was downplaying positive results for Sanders (a claim that also arose in 2016). This...
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10 min read
Coronavirus - Mar 24, 2020

The Most Credible Journalists on COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. passed an inflection point in the last 2 weeks. The number of articles published about the global pandemic went from hundreds a day to a weekday average of roughly 1,400 articles. Spending...
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4 min read
Coronavirus - Mar 19, 2020

Beyond the Headlines: The Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Amid the ongoing crisis, The Factual is producing regular updates on key issues related to coronavirus, including on government actions, economic impact, healthcare preparedness, international response, and cultural...
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4 min read
Coronavirus - Mar 18, 2020

Beyond the Headlines: How Will COVID-19 Impact the Economy Now and in the Long Term?

There are 600+ articles published every day on COVID-19, so it's easy to be overwhelmed. Many of us are just scanning headlines to stay atop the news, and this doesn’t always translate into a representative picture of all the...
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2 min read
Media Coverage - Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus News Tracker

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every aspect of our lives, we are all searching for the most up-to-date and credible news for clarity. That's why, at The Factual, we've put together a COVID-19 news timeline that uses an...
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7 min read
Credibility - Mar 12, 2020

Is the News You’re Reading on Coronavirus Credible?

Several of the early fears about coronavirus, or COVID-19, seem to be coming to fruition as the disease continues to spread across the world. This week, Italy imposed nationwide travel restrictions, and the World Health...
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5 min read
Credibility - Mar 12, 2020

Who Has the Most Credible News on Coronavirus?

Misinformation about the outbreak of Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has arguably spread as fast as the disease itself. From myths like garlic’s ability to stave off the illness to the virus being a purpose-built bioweapon,...
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5 min read
Media Coverage - Feb 28, 2020

How Fair Is Media Coverage of Bernie Sanders?

Before claims of a #WarrenMediaBlackout, Sanders supporters decried a Bernie Blackout, whereby the media was downplaying positive results for Sanders (a claim that also arose in 2016). This election season, any such blackout ...
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8 min read
Media Bias - Feb 22, 2020

What are the best nonpartisan news sources?

In an increasingly polarized news space, we often seek the goldilocks zone of nonpartisan news. Some sources may strike us as too liberal, others as too conservative, while all we’re looking for is the perfect, middle-ground...
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2 min read
2020 Election - Feb 20, 2020

Where in the World Is Elizabeth Warren?

Twitter has been awash with hashtags like #WarrenMediaBlackout, #WarrenErasure, and #WhereIsWarren, the product of Warren supporters incensed with a perceived lack of coverage from major media outlets. They argue that the...
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