media

Are the Police Systemically Racist?

From Jacob Blake, to George Floyd, to Breonna Taylor, 2020 has seen immense pressure to re-examine how the police interact with society. The oft-cited statistic that Black individuals are several...
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news

Deciphering the News About the U.S. Postal Service

Though you may have experienced shortages or delays in mail recently, you’ve probably also seen more articles about the mail than you know what to do with. From Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ...
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Common ground

What happens when a Democrat and a Republican go on a 20,000 mile road trip?

What happens when a conservative and a liberal decide to jump in an old Volvo and drive nearly 20,000 miles through 44 states across the U.S.? That’s the question at the heart of a new book, ...
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Coronavirus

Was the Media Biased in its Coverage of Covid-19 Outbreaks in Red and Blue States?

A new Gallup/Knight Foundation poll shows that 73% of Americans think that bias in media coverage is a major problem. Indeed, a Bloomberg Opinion piece in early July lamented that California just...
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Company news

How Credible Is the News in Your Facebook and Twitter Feed?

Two out of three Americans get some portion of their news from their Facebook, Twitter, and other social media feeds. But just as many feel the news in their feeds is not reliable. So how do you...
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Coronavirus

Back to School: The Search for Consensus on When and How to Reopen

Perhaps one of the biggest points of contention in recent weeks has been the debate over whether and how schools should reopen this coming fall. On the surface, political quibbling has made the...
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What are the most credible liberal news sources?

When you hear left-leaning news, you may think CNN, The New York Times, or The Washington Post. While these large media sources produce a large volume of stories, are they actually the most...
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Company news

The Factual Bot: Helping Reddit Users Have Balanced Discussions on the News

Reddit is the largest discussion board in the world, with 330 million monthly users, 30 million of whom are in the U.S. A lot of the conversation on Reddit revolves around the news and can...
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27 min read
news - Sep 1, 2020

Deciphering the News About the U.S. Postal Service

Though you may have experienced shortages or delays in mail recently, you’ve probably also seen more articles about the mail than you know what to do with. From Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s recent hearings, to long-running...
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6 min read
Common ground - Sep 1, 2020

What happens when a Democrat and a Republican go on a 20,000 mile road trip?

What happens when a conservative and a liberal decide to jump in an old Volvo and drive nearly 20,000 miles through 44 states across the U.S.? That’s the question at the heart of a new book, Union: A Democrat, a Republican,...
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6 min read
Coronavirus - Aug 12, 2020

Was the Media Biased in its Coverage of Covid-19 Outbreaks in Red and Blue States?

A new Gallup/Knight Foundation poll shows that 73% of Americans think that bias in media coverage is a major problem. Indeed, a Bloomberg Opinion piece in early July lamented that California just wasn’t being criticized in the...
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3 min read
Company news - Jul 28, 2020

How Credible Is the News in Your Facebook and Twitter Feed?

Two out of three Americans get some portion of their news from their Facebook, Twitter, and other social media feeds. But just as many feel the news in their feeds is not reliable. So how do you find stories in your feed that...
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23 min read
Coronavirus - Jul 23, 2020

Back to School: The Search for Consensus on When and How to Reopen

Perhaps one of the biggest points of contention in recent weeks has been the debate over whether and how schools should reopen this coming fall. On the surface, political quibbling has made the issue appear as partisan as the...
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47 min read

What are the most credible liberal news sources?

When you hear left-leaning news, you may think CNN, The New York Times, or The Washington Post. While these large media sources produce a large volume of stories, are they actually the most credible left-leaning sources?  In...
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2 min read
Company news - Jul 16, 2020

The Factual Bot: Helping Reddit Users Have Balanced Discussions on the News

Reddit is the largest discussion board in the world, with 330 million monthly users, 30 million of whom are in the U.S. A lot of the conversation on Reddit revolves around the news and can sometimes get contentious as people...
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9 min read

What Will Covid-19’s Environmental Impact Be?

Before Covid-19 took the spotlight on the international stage (as measured by volume of news coverage), climate change, climate impacts, and climate-related protests garnered heavy discussion. How has the pandemic impacted...
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4 min read

Raised on the Internet: How News Conscious Is Gen Z?

Armed with tweets and Tiktoks, the enigmatic Generation Z has proven anything but indifferent to the political climate. Recent years have seen “Zoomers” grappling the mic on issues ranging from gun control to climate justice,...
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