Biased Sources

The artifact cites one or more biased or prejudicial sources.

The over-reliance on sources likely to be biased or prejudicial to a certain viewpoint, while often unavoidable, is nevertheless a potential journalistic red flag. Robust journalism is informed by a balanced diversity of sources, not just sources friendly to a certain perspective.

Application

The Biased Sources flag is an informational marker that identifies cases where a journalist or content creator has invoked one or more potentially biased sources for any reason. As sometimes biased sources are the only sources available, no value judgment is attached to this action.