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Old November 11th, 2020, 06:36 PM
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Spun "news"

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I don't know if its just me or if all national/major news seems slated -

I'd love to find impartial news (just the facts) that would let me make my own interpretation.

When I remember to, I try to read the BBC news online.
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Old November 11th, 2020, 07:06 PM
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Re: Spun "news"

Media Bias is an American heritage. Remember the Federalist and Anti-federalist papers?

I use a bias-checker sometimes to determine if a resource is good for factual reporting. I consult a few sources if I have a question about the facts. I prefer print news sources to TV, and I prefer actual TV news to "news-entertainment."

The BBC is good for facts, left-leaning in opinion. PBS Newshour is known to be centrist. If you are aware of the bias, you can keep that in mind when you're consuming the resource.
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Re: Spun "news"

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I don't know if its just me or if all national/major news seems slated -

I'd love to find impartial news (just the facts) that would let me make my own interpretation.

When I remember to, I try to read the BBC news online.
I also watch BBC news for impartial news
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Old November 17th, 2020, 01:03 PM
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Re: Spun "news"

NPR (according to what I found) is supposed to be non-biased
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Re: Spun "news"

They're actually a little left of center, but with high grades for factual reporting. https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/npr/
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Re: Spun "news"

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They're actually a little left of center, but with high grades for factual reporting. https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/npr/
Yep! That's the site I use when I don't know. Bias in opinion pieces (left or right of center) but good factual reporting in the news works for me.
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Re: Spun "news"

PBS News and the Associated Press were the least biased outlets
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Re: Spun "news"

I recently realized I'm reading the news more often than I used to.
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