Ground News - Bias Checker

Ground News - Bias Checker

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What is Ground News - Bias Checker?
'Ground News - Bias Checker' is a uniquely designed Chrome extension that helps users determine media bias in their news. It verifies news articles from over 50,000 global outlets to offer a comprehensive view of story coverage. It provides a bias and factuality rating for each source and integrates with Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit to bring transparency into your newsfeed. Features include saving articles to read later and auto-generation of in-text citations.
Stats
Users: 20,000+
Rating: 4.33 (43)
Version: 3.1.2 (Last updated: 2023-10-12)
Creation date: 2020-09-06
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • storage
Host permissions:
  • https://extension.ground.news/*
Size: 1.20M
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Summary

Get a second opinion of the news you’re reading.

Whenever you come across a news article online, the Ground News Bias Checker shows you which news outlets are reporting on that story so you can compare coverage and make sure you’re seeing the full picture.

The Ground News Bias Checker can:

  1. Instantly show you how 50,000+ news outlets around the world are reporting on the same story. Easily compare related articles from different publishers to verify information.

  2. Give you bias and factuality rating for news sources reporting on a story. See if the story is receiving balanced coverage, or if it's mostly being reported by news sources at the extremes of the political spectrum.

  3. Integrate with Twitter, Facebook and Reddit to uncover media bias hidden in your newsfeed.

  4. Save interesting articles to read later and automatically generate in-text citations to support your research.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Convenient for comparing news sources
  • Provides a bias rating for news agencies
  • Gives references to other agencies covering the same story
  • Helps prioritize reading material
Cons
  • Issues with implementation and accuracy
  • Limited coverage, especially for lesser known sources and foreign news outlets
  • Doesn't work well with certain websites like Facebook and Twitter
  • Lacks an option to disable on specific websites
Most mentioned
  • Issues with accuracy and implementation
  • Limited coverage of news sources
  • Desire for inclusion of local perspectives
  • Problems with functionality on specific websites like Facebook and Twitter
Recent reviews
If youo want one browser extention to handle your news, this is it! I read ALOT and the extention helps me prioritize what I am reading so I don't end up caught in other people's fantacies...
by Peter de KAM Peter de KAM, 2024-06-25

by Tamás Mészáros Tamás Mészáros, 2024-06-16

An amazing tool for understanding the news behind the news and most of all, a healthy way of understanding any media content, by the narrow or wide angle, the freedom of expression may or can take.
by Andreea Gudin Andreea Gudin, 2024-04-11
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Safety
Risk impact

Ground News - Bias Checker may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Ground News - Bias Checker has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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