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 ...
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What are the most credible conservative news sources?

Out of the thousands of news outlets in the world, there are far more left-leaning than right-leaning news outlets. As the public increasingly looks for unbiased news and different perspectives to...
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Media Coverage

Reforming the Police: Where the Left and Right Agree and Disagree

Americans believe the time has come for police reform. In the wake of the George Floyd protests, support for measures to reform the police has surged. A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll shows...
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The Portrayal of Youth in The Media: Political Youth x The Factual

In June 2020, The Factual collaborated with UK social media platform Political Youth to do a cross-country comparison of Gen Z news habits. This article is written by Matthew Cormack, founder of...
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How The Factual's readers are integral to upcoming changes

A week ago, we ran our first reader-wide Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey, and we’re thankful that 633 anonymous readers from across the world responded! Your suggestions are invaluable and will...
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Coronavirus

Did Lockdowns Work? Where the Left and Right Agree and Disagree

As much as Covid-19 has been a health pandemic, it has also been a pandemic of disagreement, particularly when it comes to lockdowns, in terms of both their effectiveness at stopping the spread of...
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Credibility

Does The Factual have a left-leaning bias?

Regular readers of The Factual's daily newsletter may have noticed that left-leaning sources are ranked as the top-rated article on a topic more often than right-leaning sources. Does this...
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Credibility

Women Journalists Are the Most Credible Voices on Covid-19

By Phillip Meylan and Lucina Di Meco On more than one occasion, The Factual has uncovered data on the U.S. media ecosystem that suggests that women journalists make up a disproportionately high...
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What are the most credible conservative news sources?

Out of the thousands of news outlets in the world, there are far more left-leaning than right-leaning news outlets. As the public increasingly looks for unbiased news and different perspectives to get the full story, many...
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Media Coverage - Jul 1, 2020

Reforming the Police: Where the Left and Right Agree and Disagree

Americans believe the time has come for police reform. In the wake of the George Floyd protests, support for measures to reform the police has surged. A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll shows overwhelming support for many changes: 
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7 min read

The Portrayal of Youth in The Media: Political Youth x The Factual

In June 2020, The Factual collaborated with UK social media platform Political Youth to do a cross-country comparison of Gen Z news habits. This article is written by Matthew Cormack, founder of Political Youth, as he reflects...
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4 min read

How The Factual's readers are integral to upcoming changes

A week ago, we ran our first reader-wide Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey, and we’re thankful that 633 anonymous readers from across the world responded! Your suggestions are invaluable and will influence The Factual's products...
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Coronavirus - Jun 22, 2020

Did Lockdowns Work? Where the Left and Right Agree and Disagree

As much as Covid-19 has been a health pandemic, it has also been a pandemic of disagreement, particularly when it comes to lockdowns, in terms of both their effectiveness at stopping the spread of the virus and their relative...
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Credibility - Jun 19, 2020

Does The Factual have a left-leaning bias?

Regular readers of The Factual's daily newsletter may have noticed that left-leaning sources are ranked as the top-rated article on a topic more often than right-leaning sources. Does this suggest The Factual has a...
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Credibility - Jun 15, 2020

Women Journalists Are the Most Credible Voices on Covid-19

By Phillip Meylan and Lucina Di Meco On more than one occasion, The Factual has uncovered data on the U.S. media ecosystem that suggests that women journalists make up a disproportionately high number of the most credible...
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Media Bias - Jun 8, 2020

Protest or Riot: How Headlines Skew Perspectives

Since the killing of George Floyd on May 25 by police in Minneapolis, the country has erupted in waves of protest and police action. News coverage has followed every step, but where you get your news likely has an impact on...
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"I Think, Therefore I Am Informed" by Joanna Liu: Media Literacy Scholarship Honorable Mention

The Factual's media literacy scholarship was open worldwide between March-May 2020. Over 100 entries were received in the high school category. The essay prompt was: ““In the digital age, access to information has broken down...
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