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Where do you get your news?

In this ever more polarized political climate it's too easy to get sucked into the same news sources which reinforce rather than challenge your beliefs, Facebook I'm looking at you.

So where do you get your news from? rabidrightwingerpress.com? or veganunicorngardendaily.org?

I've just been put onto this lot and so far I like it; news articles gathered from the left, centre and right, and marked as such.

https://www.allsides.com
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Old 14.08.2019, 13:42
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Re: Where do you get your news?

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Re: Where do you get your news?

I normally read the same story via a number of different sources and try to sift out the stuff that doesn't stack up / sounds a bit made-up. It's interesting how the various outlets present it, depending on their political bias. Some directly contradict each other sometimes.
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Old 14.08.2019, 13:53
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Re: Where do you get your news?

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I've just been put onto this lot and so far I like it; news articles gathered from the left, centre and right, and marked as such.

https://www.allsides.com
There was a time where news outlets in the US were legally forced to offer both sides of an argument. And I am not making that up, Reagan made Fox possible...

I read different outlets depending on the topic:
German state news for an overview: Ard. ZDF.

Guardian, die Zeit for in depth articles.

The BBC for international stories and the SCMP for anything on Asia.

Russia Today for the fun…
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So where do you get your news from? rabidrightwingerpress.com? or veganunicorngardendaily.org?
D'you mean EF isn't all there is?
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Old 14.08.2019, 14:19
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Re: Where do you get your news?

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Re: Where do you get your news?

Here, everyone copies whatever they read elsewhere into EF
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Old 14.08.2019, 14:35
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Re: Where do you get your news?

The Onion. Sometimes more believable than any other source.
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Re: Where do you get your news?

https://www.englishforum.ch/daily-li...criptions.html
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Old 14.08.2019, 14:40
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Re: Where do you get your news?

https://www.lercio.it/

and

https://www.thelocal.ch/

Both are equally reliable!

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Old 14.08.2019, 14:46
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There was a time where news outlets in the US were legally forced to offer both sides of an argument. And I am not making that up, Reagan made Fox possible...

I read different outlets depending on the topic:
German state news for an overview: Ard. ZDF.

Guardian, die Zeit for in depth articles.

The BBC for international stories and the SCMP for anything on Asia.

Russia Today for the fun…
ARD and ZDF as you say for the overview
Google for what piques my interest.
BBC and DW for the international stuff
Times of Malta for the nostalgia
Tehran Times for the smirks.
And the Stevens point Journal for what may have been in another universe.
Oh, musn´t forget, the Lancashire Telegraph just to remind me of the bullet I dodged had I stayed in Blackburn.
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Old 14.08.2019, 15:11
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Telezüri. I was obsessed with it back when i lived in CH. Miss it loads
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Old 14.08.2019, 15:15
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Re: Where do you get your news?

BBC
The Times
The Register (theregister.co.uk)
SwissInfo
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Old 14.08.2019, 15:25
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Hmm, this may have been a mistake, now my reading pile just got way bigger, the 'Tehran Times' wtaf!
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Old 14.08.2019, 15:33
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Re: Where do you get your news?

1. 20 Minuten (which is how the younger generation of Swiss get their news and it's a great way to improve your German)
2. The Guardian
3. BBC
4. Huff Post (which is definitely left-leaning so I take it with a grain of salt)
5. The Bote (our regional newspaper)

I also watch the Rachel Maddow Show and Morning Joe for my left-leaning political news and opinion pieces.
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Old 14.08.2019, 15:48
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ARD and ZDF as you say for the overview
Google for what piques my interest.
BBC and DW for the international stuff
Times of Malta for the nostalgia
Tehran Times for the smirks.
And the Stevens point Journal for what may have been in another universe.
Oh, musn´t forget, the Lancashire Telegraph just to remind me of the bullet I dodged had I stayed in Blackburn.
Stevens Point is a cute little place. I've never met anyone in CH who has heard of it, much less knows where it is!
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Old 14.08.2019, 16:14
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1. 20 Minuten (which is how the younger generation of Swiss get their news and it's a great way to improve your German)
In a way it is.

I have a friend who promised to give his teenage daughter 2CHF for every grammatical error she could find.

He deeply regrets it.
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In this ever more polarized political climate it's too easy to get sucked into the same news sources which reinforce rather than challenge your beliefs, Facebook I'm looking at you.

So where do you get your news from? rabidrightwingerpress.com? or veganunicorngardendaily.org?

I've just been put onto this lot and so far I like it; news articles gathered from the left, centre and right, and marked as such.

https://www.allsides.com
CNN because its not one sided
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Old 14.08.2019, 17:55
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Mainly BBC and CNN. Occasionally look at The Guardian, the Financial Times and the Economist.
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Old 14.08.2019, 18:02
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CNN because its not one sided
Are you joking? The network might present a lot of non-US news in a semi-balanced manner, but when it comes to covering Trump the anchors tend to totally lose their minds. It might be where the term Trump Derangement Syndrome originated, because they are so animated about everything Trump does.
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