When I *have* to have political news, if it’s US, I look at TheHill (it’s gossip but it’s balanced gossip and all of Congress reads it so it has direct impact).

Only heard of three of them and I avoided them because their silly names were silly.

When I *have* to have political news, if it’s US, I look at TheHill (it’s gossip but it’s balanced gossip and all of Congress reads it so it has direct impact).

During the election I used Christian Science Monitor a lot. [they’re a tiny bit white-bread America cops-r-great but nothing too bad, and it’s been their mission to be as unbiased as possible for like 100 years. Don’t let the name fool you : their relationship is almost purely historical; they’re only required to post one Christian Science thing but the rest is decent reporting].

If they’re NOT talking about politics or hot-zone topics (Syria) or about Russia, RT used to be ok. However, I haven’t used them since about October ’16 because politics seems to have gotten into too much of their stuff even non-political articles, so until the hot-mess is settled, I have to put them generally aside]

Al-Jezeera, except for their opinion pieces, attempted generally to be as unbiased as possible and they succeeded for a long time… but with hot political climate since late election through now, I’ve treated them like RT and I’m waiting for the hot-messes to be over before going back.

Everybody else? I see the headlines and look specifically for the bias in the articles because they’re easy to spot. Once I find the biases, I mentally subtract them. Then I look for questionable bits that might be true that I can put on the “this might be true but might not be pile”, and what’s left is generally ok enough.

But there’s no one that I take verbatim.

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