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Who to follow
It's a good idea to keep up with what's going on with the major networks like NBC, Fox, and CNN, as well as big name papers like the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal
Small and large newspapers from around the country.
Includes Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post
Some national newspapers and news magazines
In addition, the following organizations are excellent resources for well-researched, in-depth coverage of important issues.
Since its launch in 1994, The Hill has been the newspaper for and about Congress, breaking stories from Capitol Hill, K Street and the White House.
Launched in 2007, the central mission of POLITICO, from birth to our current period of growth, has been to help sustain and vastly expand nonpartisan political and policy journalism.
Five Thirty Eight
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.
SCOTUSblog is devoted to comprehensively covering the U.S. Supreme Court without bias and according to the highest journalistic and legal ethical standards. The blog is provided as a public service.
Keeping an eye out for bias
For helpful tips and tricks for evaluating news sources, check out these posters from NewseumED
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Fake Health News
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.