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Blindspot Report

May 19 - 25

The weekly Blindspot Report from Ground News puts a spotlight on news that publications from one side of the political spectrum or the other had little to no reporting on.


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Fauci no longer confident COVID-19 emerged naturally
Dr. Anthony Fauci is now calling for further investigation into the origins of COVID-19 in a departure from his dismissal of the Wuhan lab leak hypothesis last year.
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Distribution of 32 sources
13% 21% Right 66%
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Trump administration secretly obtained CNN reporter's phone and email records
The Trump administration secretly sought and obtained the 2017 phone and email records of a CNN correspondent, the latest instance where federal prosecutors have taken aggressive steps targeting journalists in leak investigations.
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Distribution of 47 sources
Left 60% 27% 13%
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Biden to skip Notre Dame graduation amid uproar over abortion policies
The University of Notre Dame is scheduled to hold its 176th commencement ceremony Sunday, and conspicuously absent will be President Biden.
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Distribution of 16 sources
13% Right 87%
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New survey on LGBTQ youth finds 'concerning' disparities in suicide risk
LGBTQ youth of color and transgender and nonbinary youth have a greater risk of suicide than their peers, especially if they have experienced discrimination, according to a new survey.
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Distribution of 8 sources
Left 63% Center 37%
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Church of Sweden Says It Could Be Described as ‘Trans’ in Letter to Transgender People
The Church of Sweden has claimed that it is a “trans” church in a letter addressed to transgender people and signed by nearly 1,000 clergy members and others affiliated with the church.
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Distribution of 9 sources
11% Right 89%
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Michael Cohen predicts Trump will turn on family after revelation of criminal probe
Michael Cohen, former President Trump’s ex-lawyer, said he thinks Trump will turn on his family, following news that the New York attorney general is investigating the Trump Organization in a “criminal capacity” as well as a “civil capacity.
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Distribution of 14 sources
Left 64% 15% 21%
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Highlighting discrepancies between the reporting on stories across different news outlets.

This week's story

‘You are a really dull class’: Biden chides Coast Guard grads as jokes fall flat

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What do the different news outlets focus on when reporting on this story?

SF Chronicle · US · LEFT
Biden celebrates Coast Guard, stresses role on world stage
Newsweek · US · LEFT
Biden scolds Coast Guard graduates as "dull" after they don't clap at his joke
HuffPost · US · LEFT
Biden Hails Class Full Of 'Fierce Patriots' In Coast Guard Commencement Speech
The Hill · US · CENTER
Biden speaks at Coast Guard commencement: 'We need you badly'
The Post Millennial · CA · RIGHT
Biden insults Coast Guard Class of 2021, calls them 'dull', quotes Mao Zedong

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