Friday, November 02, 2018

Website: AllSides

ALLSIDES is a nonprofit website focusing on balanced news and civil discourse.
The website is divided into sections focusing on different aspects of the news and educational resources to help youth differentiate fact from fake news and information.
The Balanced News area of the website provides news from the left, right, and center, stories of the week, issues, and the website’s editorial philosophy.
The Media Bias section explores how media bias can be rated and ideas for rating others and examining your own biases.
The Balanced Search engine provides resources on topics from the perspective of the left, center, and right.
The Balanced Dictionary explores controversial terms from abortion to Zionism. Users can browse terms, explore by letter, or read comments. There’s also a lesson plan for using the resource.
The Discussion area explores ways to engage in civil discourse and helps students connect with people of different backgrounds.
The Schools area provides resources for educators including news, lessons, and teaching materials.
Librarians will find the resources at this website can easily be woven into information literacy activities across the curriculum.
To visit the website, go to