Read the news with a map
You know your favorite outlets under-report on certain topics amplify others.
You know that your outlets caters to your world view.
You know that reading from multiple outlets is good for you, but you don't have enough time in the day.
What if you had a map that showed you how outlets bias you by pushing certain stories?
🟦 Left: CNN, NBC News, New York Times, Washington Post
⬜️ Center: BBC, Reuters, Wall Street Journal
🟥 Right: Fox News, The National Review, Washington Examiner, Washington Times
Attention Bias Categories
Left Ignore 🟦🙈: The right and center are putting serious attention on this topic and the left isn’t which suggests the right is attempting to minimize this topic.
Right Ignore 🟥🙈: The left and center are putting serious attention on this topic and the right isn’t which suggests the right is attempting to minimize this topic.
Left Obsess 🟦👁: The left is placing much more attention than the center and right on it, suggesting that the left is magnifying this topic.
Right Obsess 🟥👁: The right is placing much more attention than the center and left on it, suggesting that the right is magnifying this topic.
Domestic Ignore 🇺🇸🙈: Internationally-based outlets are putting serious attention on this topic and domestic outlets aren’t.
Bipartisan Obsess 🟦🟥👁: The left and right are placing much more attention than the center on it, suggesting this is a domestic, political or polarizing topic.
United Topics : All sides are putting similar levels of attention on this topic which suggests no one is trying to hide this topic but each side may have different perspectives.
A way to sift through the 24-hour news cycle for meatier topics
Mature 🐔 This story is continuing the conversation on a topic that’s been important for more than 3 weeks.
Ripe 🐣 This story is continuing the conversation on a topic that’s been important for 1 to 3 weeks.
Fresh 🥚This new story is unrelated to any trending topics over the past 3 months. It is unclear if this will mature into a multi-week topic.