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Do you find the news patronizing, manipulative or boring? We read all sides and give you both trustworthy facts & fairly presented competing narratives–including your own–regardless where your home is on the political spectrum.

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Do you find the news patronizing, manipulative or boring? We read all sides and give you both trustworthy facts & fairly presented competing narratives–including your own–regardless where your home is on the political spectrum.

    May 17 2022: Mass shootings in both Buffalo and Milwaukee

    May 17 2022: Mass shootings in both Buffalo and Milwaukee

    Facts & spin for May 17 2022 top stories: The Buffalo mass shooting that killed 10 is deemed a hate crime, new shootings in Milwaukee injure 21, Palestinians mark 74th "catastrophe day" amidst outrage after journalist killing, Hezbollah seems to be losing ground in the Lebanese election, Russia warns Sweden and Finland about joining NATO while the EU pressures Hungary over Russian oil, the Saudi oil giant Aramco almost doubles its profits, one Pennsylvania senate candidate gets endorsed by Trump while another has a stroke, and a Margaret Thatcher statue gets egged within hours being unveiled.
     
    Sources: https://www.improvethenews.org/

    • 29 min
    May 14 2022: Musk Twitter buy on hold, Turkey doesn’t want Finland or Sweden in NATO

    May 14 2022: Musk Twitter buy on hold, Turkey doesn’t want Finland or Sweden in NATO

    Facts & spin for May 14 2022 top stories: Elon Musk says his Twitter buy is on hold, the Texas law against social media censorship is reinstated, Turkey opposes Sweden and Finland joining it in NATO, at least 500 deaths are uncovered at US schools for Native American children, Russian gains ground in Luhansk and the EU commits another $500M to arming Ukraine, the Jan. 6 Committee subpoenas 5 House republicans and gets Biden's approval for reading 23K Trump documents, Qatar's leader pushes to save the Iran nuclear deal, Hong Kong arrests Roman Catholic Cardinal, and British ambulance waiting times are killing people.
     
    Sources: https://www.improvethenews.org/

    • 26 min
    May 13 2022: Finland says yes to NATO, 20 shot in Chicago and Arizona executes prisoner

    May 13 2022: Finland says yes to NATO, 20 shot in Chicago and Arizona executes prisoner

    Facts & spin for May 13 2022 top stories: Finland says yes to NATO,
    Arizona executes a schizophrenic prisoner, over 20 people are shot during 24 hours in Chicago, the US indicts a Haitian gang leader over kidnapping, the US denies supporting Taiwan independence, North Korea declares Omicron a national emergency, a judge blocks DeSantis electoral map, the Trump organization sells a DC hotel for $375M, the House allows its staffers to unionize, and Earth reportedly has a 50% chance of breaching the 1.5 degree centigrade warming threshold by 2026.

     
    Sources: https://www.improvethenews.org/

    • 28 min
    May 12 2022: Lawyer paid $2M Hunter Biden bill, Musk may lift Trump Twitter ban and Israel accused of shooting journalist

    May 12 2022: Lawyer paid $2M Hunter Biden bill, Musk may lift Trump Twitter ban and Israel accused of shooting journalist

    Facts & spin for May 12 2022 top stories: A Hollywood lawyer paid $2M of Hunter Biden's taxes, Israel is accused of shooting a journalist, an Ecuador prison riot kills at least 40, Elon Musk says he'll lift Trump's Twitter ban, Russian troops are driven from Kharkiv and Ukraine halts Russian gas shipments, South Korea swears in a new president, Trump gets mixed Results in GOP primaries, the UK scraps its Irish border deal with the EU, an inquiry is launched into a black man's death in Scottish police custody, and El Salvador's president plans a Crypto Utopia.
     
    Sources: https://www.improvethenews.org/

    • 26 min
    May 11 2022: Taiwan gives up on COVID eradication while stocks and Bitcoin slide

    May 11 2022: Taiwan gives up on COVID eradication while stocks and Bitcoin slide

    Facts & spin for May 11 2022 top stories: Taiwan abandons its 'zero covid' policy, Sri Lanka's Prime Minister resigns, Biden promises more money for Ukraine, a German airline is criticized for banning Jews from flight over mask dispute, Bitcoin crashes as the stock market continues south, 40% of US baby formula supplies are out of stock,
    Biden promises cheaper internet for low-income Americans, a New York Museum cancels Governor de Santis, and Queen Elizabeth II misses her opening of the British Parliament.

     
    Sources: https://www.improvethenews.org/

    • 22 min
    May 10 2022: Today’s predicted big Putin announcement was all hype

    May 10 2022: Today’s predicted big Putin announcement was all hype

    Facts & spin for May 10 2022 top stories: Today's predicted big Putin announcement was all hype, the Sinn Fein party wins Northern Ireland's election for the first time, a Beijing loyalist is elected as Hong Kong's next leader, the Taliban orders head-to-toe covering for women, North Korea tests a submarine-launched missile, pro-abortion activists protest outside the homes of Supreme Court judges, A former defense secretary claims Trump wanted to launch missiles into Mexico, Rudy Giuliani cancels his January 6 committee testimony, Belarus sentences an activist to 6 years in jail, the UK plans tougher rules for big tech, and the British opposition leader is accused of COVID lockdown violations.
     
    Sources: https://www.improvethenews.org/

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

BCB0728 ,

No frills, no spin, good-faith reporting

No clue who / how this is being paid for, but I appreciate what your group does! Love the reporting style. I feel a lot more informed and less prone to narrative bias

acgetchell ,

Could be great

I like the idea.

But it’s hard to give credence to the claim that they read 5,000 articles daily with machine learning and then summarize viewpoints, when they have read the exact same two viewpoints every day about any story about Ukraine conflict for weeks on end.

Unsubscribed.

tb get heeded Cf ffff ,

Might save the world.

No joke, Improve the News is exactly what this country needs.

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