What is reconciliation in Congress?

What is reconciliation in Congress?

With the Senate evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans, 50 each, giving Vice President Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote, there is a lot of attention to a legislative process for getting tax and spending bills through the Senate known as reconciliation. Here’s what it is and how it works. When and why does Congress use […]

Mapping Global Income Support During COVID-19

Mapping Global Income Support During COVID-19

With Brexit solidified and a new trade deal having been struck between the UK and the EU, it appears that a sense of normalcy has returned to the European continent. The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the two entities came into effect on January 1st, 2021, corresponding with the UK officially leaving the EU […]

The Economic Impact of COVID-19: According to Business Leaders

The Economic Impact of COVID-19: According to Business Leaders

The Economic Impact of COVID-19: Positives and Negatives The global pandemic has disrupted business activities worldwide. But COVID-19’s economic impact has varied across regions, and the consequences have been largely dependent on a region’s economic position. Using survey data from the World Economic Forum’s 20th Global Competitiveness Report, this graphic showcases the economic impact of COVID-19 […]

How News Media is Describing the Incident at the U.S. Capitol

How News Media is Describing the Incident at the U.S. Capitol

How Media Outlets Describe the Incident at the U.S. Capitol Was it a riot? An insurrection? Or was it simply a protest? The January 6, 2021 incident at the U.S. Capitol was widely covered in news media—however, the type of language used to describe it varied greatly from publication to publication. Popular news media has […]

10 Companies That Control America’s News

10 Companies That Control America’s News

Ten major media companies control most of the news content in America. Each of these companies reaches millions of people. The five largest reach more than 50 million people each. Discussions about news media in America often focus on two main issues. The first is whether the news is influenced by one person or family […]

One thing separates creators from consumers

One thing separates creators from consumers

Enterprise applications are complex — there is an insane amount of information that is to be displayed that contains data from various sources, modules and users. There are complex graphs, usage patterns, and lists of data that need to be skimmed through before one can make sense of what the console is getting at. “The biggest challenge […]

What to do if your product isn’t growing

What to do if your product isn’t growing

As a founder, product lead at Pinterest and PM for a couple products at Google, as well as a growth partner for Initialized Capital, I’ve seen many product teams struggle to grow. Many products start out with a bang. Some find product-market fit with sustained growth. A few have gone through spurts of hyper-growth. But […]

Media Who Write Satire

These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive. Click the links below for a detailed report Ace Flashman thesourcematters.com/Domain/aceflashman.wordpress.com Adobo […]

Pro-Science Media

These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this […]

Questionable Media Sources

A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence. Sources listed in the Questionable […]

Right-Center Biased Media

Right-Center Biased Media

These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. Click the links below for a […]

Left-Center Biased Media

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. Click the links below for a […]

Left Biased Media

Right-Center Biased Media

These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation.  They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category […]

Conspiracy Pseudoscience Media

Right-Center Biased Media

Sources in the Conspiracy-Pseudoscience category may publish unverifiable information that is not always supported by evidence. These sources may be untrustworthy for credible/verifiable information, therefore fact checking and further investigation is recommended on a per article basis when obtaining information from these sources. Click the links below for a detailed report 21st Century Wire thesourcematters.com/Domain/21stcenturywire.com 369 […]

Right Biased Media

Right-Center Biased Media

These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category […]

5 Ways to Spot Political Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Elections

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Social media platforms have made significant strides since the last election in their fight against “fake news.” But quality controls and content moderation efforts are not enough to verify the billions of content distributed on the thousands of platforms and discussion boards people in the US visit every day.  Election years unleash the perfect storm…