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The Numbers

See how the articles rate in spin, slant and logic when held against objective standards.

August 19, 2017

Barcelona attacks: The impact of spin in depicting human tragedy

Three separate vehicle attacks took place in and near Barcelona, Spain, between Thursday afternoon and early Friday morning, killing 14 people and injuring more than 100. Police said they have arrested four people – three Moroccan citizens and one Spaniard – of ages ranging between 21 and 34. A search is underway for another suspect. […]

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August 18, 2017

What we’re not considering in the Confederate monument debate

On Thursday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted about the removal of Confederate monuments in several U.S. cities, saying that he was, “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments.” “You can’t change history, but you can learn from it,” […]

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August 17, 2017

Charlottesville happened. Now what? Putting Trump and the media coverage in perspective

On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed there was “blame on both sides” of Saturday’s protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, where protests at a “Unite the Right” rally and counter-protest became violent and resulted in one dead and 35 injured. Trump made the comment at a 23-minute press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower […]

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The Media

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The news changed, but the spin on North Korea didn’t

On Tuesday, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un had reviewed plans to fire four missiles towards the island of Guam, a U.S. territory, and did not give orders to fire, saying he would “watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees.” […]