A key element of the strategy is education – teaching young students to be alert to falsities they encounter online, to be wary of what’s presented as fact and to be resourceful about verifying information.”.

Sober voices in government and media broadly accept that the absence of a professional filter before the dissemination of incendiary opinion, purported facts and bias dressed up as reportage has the potential to cost lives, spark societal conflagrations and slander reputations of individuals/ organisations. However, when TNP editor-in-chief Raheem Kassam corrected the headline to change “to” to “through,” he claimed Lead Stories refused to lift the “partly false” distinction, even though the new headline was factually correct and the meat of the story – that Biden’s campaign and Black Lives Matter were using the same payment processor and, thus, gave the impression of being ideological peers – hadn’t been called into question.

Founded in 1851, The Statesman Journal is the major daily newspaper published in Salem, Oregon, United States. The BBC tends to reproduce a Conservative, Eurosceptic, pro-business version of the world, not a left-wing, anti-business agenda. Learn about My Front Page. This research was funded by the BBC Trust as part of an ongoing series of studies examining the impartiality of its reporting in areas such as regional news, the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Arab Spring, business and science. Ironically, the fact-checker was actually correct in this case: BLM’s donations go through, not to ActBlue, which is a payment processor for Democratic campaigns and not the ultimate source of the Biden campaign’s cash. POFMA itself came on the back of Malaysia’s 2018 Anti-Fake News Act enacted under the previously longruling Barisan Nasional (BN) regime which was repealed last week (16 August).

But critics of originalism argue that the Constitution has no single original intent. It also overlaid it with a grayed-out “party-false information” warning screen on Facebook and included the story in the “Hoax Alert” section of its website.

Cambodia introduced its own fake news law last year under which anyone posting misinformation on social media or websites can be punished with up to two years in jail and fines of US$1,000. Here, Cardiff University Lecturer Mike Berry uses his research to tackle a question as old as broadcasting itself: is the BBC really impartial? Founded as a weekly review of politics and literature on 12 April 1913, it was connected then with Sidney and Beatrice Webb and other leading members of the socialist Fabian Society. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.

In 2012 David Cameron outnumbered Ed Milliband by a factor of nearly four to one (53 vs 15). Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy.

(D. Van Zandt 5/13/2016) Updated (5/26/2019), Protecting you from fake news sites since 2015. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('waldo-tag-7703'); }); Terms and Conditions Overall, we rate The Statesman Journal Least Biased based on a reasonably balanced op-ed page.

Funding. The robustness of these findings is reinforced in research on how the BBC’s Today programme reported the banking crisis in 2008. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. One of the most striking findings was the dominance of party political sources. Copyright © 2020 The Statesman Limited. Only last week the Daily Telegraph reported a new study had found that the BBC “exhibits a left-of-centre bias in both the amount of coverage it gives to different opinions and the way in which these voices are represented”.

This story, like most on the New Statesman, utilizes credible sources such as Roll Call and the Washington Post. In 2007 debate revolved around three points argued by Conservative Eurosceptics: that Britain hadn’t secured her “redlines” on maintaining British sovereignty; that the treaty was a repackaged version of the EU constitution; and that a referendum was necessary to ratify it. Save stories to read later or create you own news web site to share with anyone, Notify me when I can create my custom news board. In response, social media platforms have announced actions to limit the spread of false content. Subscribe to RT newsletter to get stories the mainstream media won’t tell you, Whose alternative facts?

While Facebook defended it by pointing out that Lead Stories is certified by the Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), such a designation is unlikely to put any doubts to rest, given that Poynter and the IFCN are supported by such bogeymen of bias as eBay billionaire Pierre Omidyar and currency speculator George Soros’s Open Society Foundations. ‘This is my last election’: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Let’s perform Lakshmi Puja, celebrate Diwali together; CM Kejriwal urges Delhiites, Reliance retail business receives Rs Rs 9,555 crore from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, ‘It’s clear that we’re winning enough states to reach 270 electoral votes’: Joe Biden.

In review, The New Statesman reports news and opinions with a left-leaning bias in story selection and wording such as this: It is getting harder and harder for Nancy Pelosi to resist calls to impeach Trump. Here opinion was almost completely dominated by stockbrokers, investment bankers, hedge fund managers and other City voices. Academic experts will delve into the available research evidence to provide an informed analysis of current affairs you won’t get from politicians or vested interests.

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This article was originally published at The Conversation. Along with a group of colleagues at Cardiff University, I recently completed a major content analysis of BBC coverage.

Once again the evidence shows that the opposite is the case. The National Pulse (TNP), whose story about supposed financial links between Black Lives Matter, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, and fundraiser ActBlue was flagged as “partly false” by Lead Stories on Facebook, did some digging on Wednesday to find out who was behind the smear, after their efforts to contest the label were apparently stonewalled. This was a consequence of Labour politicians being unwilling to make the positive case for Europe because of its perceived unpopularity amongst voters. For the most part, stories are opposed to conservatives whether it be the US version of the New Statesman or the UK version such as this: Rory Stewart has said what many Conservative moderates are thinking about Boris Johnson. The paper prints Associated Press, New York Times, The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times international and national news, but has strong Central Texas coverage, especially in political reporting.

If you are a reader of the right end of the British press you will be familiar with stories claiming that the Corporation has a liberal, left-wing bias.