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Browser Plugin Helps People Balance Their Political News Reading Habits


September 27, 2012

balancer plugin in upper right-hand corner As the U.S. presidential election approaches, many voters become voracious consumers of online political news. A new tool tracks whether all those articles really provide a balanced view of the debate--and, if not, suggests some sites that offer opinions from the other side of the political spectrum. Full Story

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