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Begun in 2008 as a polling aggregation website, Nate Silver's data analysis site has been purchased by the New York Times and then ESPN, expanding from purely polling data to a wide variety of topics, still very data driven.
Aggregates news from the center, right and left of the political spectrum. Keep in mind that the bias scale is generated by user feedback, so the site may reflect public perceptions of the news sources rather than actual bias
For helpful tips and tricks for evaluating news sources, check out these posters from NewseumED
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While this graphic, created by ABC Science Australia, is intended as a joke, it points to a very real problem in our society. The crazy headlines generated using the graphic don't sound very different than some health news we see reported all the time. Remember to view these stories critically and follow up on the claims yourself by looking at the actual research.