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Regular readers of The Factual’s daily newsletter may have noticed that left-leaning sources are ranked as the top-rated article on a topic more often than right-leaning sources. Does this suggest The Factual has a left-leaning bias? While we’ve explored this issue twice before, this post explains why this pattern happens and how The Factual’s ratings and curation system …
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Just before the 2020 general election, a friend on Twitter paraphrased a famous quote that says, “if you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” And later, another friend on Whatsapp said, “you have to take a side. Not taking a side, in the face of what we are seeing, is actually taking sides.” …