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Misinformation, disinformation, malinformation, and fake news

Learn how to identify and avoid misinformation, disinformation, malinformation, and fake news.

The Media Bias Chart

Thumbnail image for Vanessa Otero's Interactive Media Bias Chart.

The Interactive Media Bias Chart was first created by patent attorney Vanessa Otero in 2016 as a way to talk to her friends about "where news outlets they read fit along a spectrum of credibility, ideology, quality, and more". It in now in its 6th iteration.

To help you understand your media bias, fill out the blank Media Bias Chart with your choice news sources, then compare your perceptions to the transparently-created and frequently-updated Interactive Media Bias Chart. Both are linked below.

Media Bias / Fact Check

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