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The Many Questions of Reparations

To mark 100 years since the Tulsa Massacre, President Biden recently visited Tulsa and decried the day’s tragic events. Beginning on May 31, 1921, groups of white men, reacting to a claim that a...
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Which News Sources Are the Most Objective?

To be objective means to “not be influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.” From Covid-19 to the Capitol Riot, Americans need objective, fact-based...
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Afghanistan

The Best Articles on the War in Afghanistan in 2021

To find the best news on trending topics in 2021, The Factual is conducting a series of studies using its AI-powered algorithm for rating the credibility of news articles and analysis. The Factual...
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Afghanistan

The Best Journalists on the War in Afghanistan

To help readers get access to the best news, The Factual is using its AI-powered algorithm to collect data on the biggest news topics of 2021. This week we are focusing on Afghanistan and the...
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Research

The Best News Sources on the War in Afghanistan

The Factual is using its AI-powered algorithm to identify the best news and analysis on key topics in 2021. This week, we’ve built a dataset of 3,286 articles about Afghanistan from over 240 major...
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The Best News Articles on U.S. Immigration in 2021

On a topic like immigration, there can be hundreds of articles published each day from scores of new sources outlets. How do you find the most informative and factual ones? How can one even...
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The Best News Sources on U.S. Immigration in 2021

In the media, there may be hundreds or thousands of articles on topics such as immigration, making it hard to find reliable, well-researched journalism. The cacophony of voices on any subject, not...
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The Best Journalists on U.S. Immigration in 2021

Does the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border resemble a “crisis” or is the plight of migrants being manipulated for political points? How much does immigration policy differ under Biden when...
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Phillip Meylan

Phillip is a writer, editor, and researcher. Before completing his MSc in Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2019, he worked as an editor and content strategist for the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. When he’s not working, you can find him playing soccer, hiking, or cooking.
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Research - May 26, 2021

Which News Sources Are the Most Objective?

To be objective means to “not be influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.” From Covid-19 to the Capitol Riot, Americans need objective, fact-based journalism as much as ever to provide...
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7 min read
Afghanistan - May 12, 2021

The Best Articles on the War in Afghanistan in 2021

To find the best news on trending topics in 2021, The Factual is conducting a series of studies using its AI-powered algorithm for rating the credibility of news articles and analysis. The Factual Grade — our measurement of an...
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6 min read
Afghanistan - May 12, 2021

The Best Journalists on the War in Afghanistan

To help readers get access to the best news, The Factual is using its AI-powered algorithm to collect data on the biggest news topics of 2021. This week we are focusing on Afghanistan and the impending U.S. withdrawal of...
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9 min read
Research - May 12, 2021

The Best News Sources on the War in Afghanistan

The Factual is using its AI-powered algorithm to identify the best news and analysis on key topics in 2021. This week, we’ve built a dataset of 3,286 articles about Afghanistan from over 240 major news sources and...
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5 min read

The Best News Articles on U.S. Immigration in 2021

On a topic like immigration, there can be hundreds of articles published each day from scores of new sources outlets. How do you find the most informative and factual ones? How can one even quantify what is the most...
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5 min read
Research - May 5, 2021

The Best News Sources on U.S. Immigration in 2021

In the media, there may be hundreds or thousands of articles on topics such as immigration, making it hard to find reliable, well-researched journalism. The cacophony of voices on any subject, not to mention the demands of...
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5 min read

The Best Journalists on U.S. Immigration in 2021

Does the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border resemble a “crisis” or is the plight of migrants being manipulated for political points? How much does immigration policy differ under Biden when compared to Trump? As with most...
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10 min read
Research - Apr 30, 2021

Why India — and the World — Needs America’s Covid-19 Vaccines

The Biden administration’s efforts to vaccinate millions of Americans have achieved great success in 2020, on the back of programs like Operation Warp Speed, initiated by the Trump administration, but a new dilemma is rapidly...
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Research - Apr 19, 2021

What Will It Take to Get U.S. Infrastructure Right?

Despite theoretical bipartisan support for the revitalization of U.S. infrastructure, very little has been accomplished at the federal level for years. Big infrastructure bills have failed time and time again to pass in...
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