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2013-04-03 12:26:43

Also Launches Exclusive Series of Issues-Discussion Town Halls Throughout New Hampshire Follows 2012 Efforts Resulting in 250 Hours of Political Coverage, an iTunes Store-Topping Election App and a 7(th) Consecutive Cronkite Award NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country's largest television station groups and a Peabody- and Cronkite-award-winning leader in television and digital political journalism, today announced it...

2012-09-10 14:23:37

In the news release, New Technology Addresses Challenge of Media Bias, Even Among Fact Checkers, issued 10-Sep-2012 by AllSides, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the mention of RNC in the subheadline has been changed to DNC, as well as other nonmaterial changes. The complete, corrected release follows: New Technology Addresses Challenge of Media Bias, Even Among Fact Checkers AllSides.com Exposes Contrasting Slants in Coverage at DNC and GOP Conventions; Helps...

2012-09-10 10:23:51

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AllSides Inc. and its patent-pending bias rating technology today revealed contrasting slants and exposed media bias, even among fact checkers, in the coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Surprisingly, the bias was evident not just in news coverage, but also among fact checkers. "We greatly admire fact checkers and their work to improve our public discourse," said John Gable, founder and CEO of AllSides....

2009-05-19 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week it was dropped like a bomb on the scientific community when the venerable magazine Science contained a lead news article (in the May 15, 2009 issue) by reporter Michael Balter, "'Vengeance' Bites Back At Jared Diamond" that included the first public comments by Pulitzer Prize winning scientist, Jared Diamond and New Yorker editor David Remnick regarding the 10 million dollar libel lawsuit filed against Diamond and Advance Publications,...