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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Media Bias

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...
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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...
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"2020 Perspectives" by Susane Toebes: Media Literacy Scholarship Recipient

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...
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"The Truth-Seeking Lifestyle" by Joseph Tillis: 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...
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"Seeing Isn't Believing" by Terri Chrestenson: 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...
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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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19 min read
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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3 min read

"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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4 min read

"2020 Perspectives" by Susane Toebes: Media Literacy Scholarship Recipient

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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4 min read

"The Truth-Seeking Lifestyle" by Joseph Tillis: 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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3 min read

"Seeing Isn't Believing" by Terri Chrestenson: 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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4 min read

“No, Grandma, Herbal Tea Will Not Cure Coronavirus” by Natalie Tsang: 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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3 min read

"To Believe or Not to Believe? That is the Question" by Nicole Li: 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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