A HEALTHIER MEDIA DIET
Social media can polarize as much as it can connect. See our suggestions below to see how you can cleanse your newsfeed and hear from all different perspectives.
See news by media outlets from the left, right and center. AllSides filters and labels news stories and topics through its robust, proprietary media bias algorithm. Also peruse AllSides' educational resources for understanding media bias. [Credit: AllSides]
Receive a daily highlights reel of political and other news stories curated from a range of media sources, including RCP's own editorial team. [Credit: RealClearPolitics]
Delve deeper into the "pro" and "con" arguments of controversial issues. ProCon uses professional researchers and rigorous editorial standards to explore more than 70 issues such as gun control, the death penalty, illegal immigration, and alternative energy. [Credit: ProCon]
Learn more about how our technology and media are causing a "human downgrading" that adversely impacts our individual -- and societal -- health and well being as a human species. [Credit: Center for Humane Technology]
Newsguard adds "nutrition labels to your incoming news sources based on their accuracy, credibility, and trustworthiness. Newsguard's labeling process is managed by a 24/7 team of analysts and covers more than 2,000 news and information sites [Credit: Newsguard.com]
Read Across the Aisle allows you to "peek outside your filter bubble" and see what other people are reading ... it's like "a Fitbit for your filter bubble!"
Harris expresses today's need to "upgrade" humanity in the face of unprecedented technology and powerful social media platforms.
Meant for learners of all ages and teachers alike, the News Literary Project helps you access the whole truth and become more news-literate.
Using Stanford's Civic Online Reasoning Assessments, you can avoid being duped by misinformation and false claims with these classroom-friendly, flexible, and formative student assessments.