News articles can provide a useful source of information, serving as a primary source of information about historical and current events. Some benefits of using news articles as political research tools include:
When using news articles, remember they may be biased. Using a number of different sources can help you get a clearer picture of what occurred, and negate editorial bias. Below is an image of the 2022 media bias chart. For an interactive updated version click here.
2022 Media Bias Chart for Web, TV, and Podcast Sources. Ad Fontes Media, Inc.