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MEDPL 296 Fall 2021

Point of View in News and Information Sources

Magazines and newspapers that publish pieces on controversial topics usually have a point of view. For more information about the ideological orientation of leading media sources see the Allsides Media Bias Chart. Also, Vanesa Otero's Media Bias Chart is a serious effort to indicate the ideological orientation and quality of news sources. 
Below are prominent, high quality magazines and newspapers grouped according to their political orientation.

Clearly left-of-center
Dissent
Guardian
Mother Jones

Nation
New Statesman
Slate

Vox

Liberal/progressive

Atlantic
American Prospect
Harpers
New Republic
New York Review of Books
New York Times

New Yorker
Rolling Stone
Washington Post


Towards the middle

Economist
Wall Street Journal (reporting)

Conservative

Commentary
National Review
Spectator
Wall Street Journal (editorial)

Weekly Standard  (ceased publication in 2018)