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Fake News

AllSides: Balanced News from Diverse Perspectives

News Quality Evaluation

media bias chart

Media Bias Chart

Most Reliable for News

  • Reuters, ABC News, The Weather Channel, PBS News, UPI, NPR, LA Times, Politico, CNBC, PA, The Hill, USA Today, The NYT Times, Military Times, Financial Times, The Washington Post, Vox, Christianity Today

Reliable for News, but High in Analysis/ Opinion Content

  • The Guardian, Talking Points Memo, Five Thirty Eight, Foreign Policy, Business Insider, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, MSNBC, The Real News Network, The Huffington Post, The Atlantic, Vice, Newsweek, The Daily Beast

Some Reliability Issues and/ or Extremism

  • Fox News Channel, Sputnik News, Rasmussen Reports, Real Clear Politics, New York Post, Russia Today, The American Conservative, Daily Mail, BuzzFeed, Washington Monthly, The Week, Jacobin

Serious Reliability Issues and /or Extremism

  • The Palmer Report, Occupy Democrats, Bipartisan Report, Daily Kos, Truthout, Democracy Now, The Blaze, The Washington Times, Daily Wire, Townhall, The Washington Examiner, OAN Network, The Federalist, PragerU, American Thinker, Red State, The American Spectator, Breibart, Epoch Timesy

 

*This news quality chart, created by patent lawyer Vanessa Otero, reveals that all major media outlets exhibit some level of bias.  Depending on their chart location, they may present a more liberal or conservative view of a news story. 

Journalism Guidelines

Finding News Sources in the Library

NewsBank America's Newspapers

NewsBank America's Newspapers

Articles from Pennsylvania and national newspapers.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source

Articles from U.S. and international newspapers.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News

Full text articles from U. S. business journals, newspapers and newswires.

US Newsstream

US Newsstream

Articles from several national newspapers: The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The LA Times.

World News Digest

World News Digest

Articles of domestic and international news from Facts On File World News Digest, 1940-present.

Today's Science

Today's Science

Articles from Today's Science magazine covering developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.

America's Historical Newspapers

America's Historical Newspapers

Study significant periods in American history through a timeline-based interface. Complete editions from hundreds of U.S. newspapers provide primary source content.