Image: Mainstream Media vs. Alternative Media. Not all sources on this image mentioned and some sources not on this image are mentioned.
The news has been around for a very long time. People have been trying to get the truth since the beginning of time. Some try to create news, others just simply tell the news, those people usually get the best for them while creators of news will usually meet their downfall. The media has always been loved and hated by the people. In these days here in the United States, people aren't trusting the media. They're asking, who can I trust? This guide will tell you about each major source, mainstream and alternative, to find the best source in America. Even if it's not included, still check it anyway. One thing to always remember, no matter what the ratings for each news source are, think for yourself, and never let anyone convince you of otherwise.
About the Sources
ABC: Founded as NBC's Blue Network until it was forced to split off in 1948 under monopoly laws. Although it lacks a television news station, it's still considered a mainstream news source.
Bloomberg: Established by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 1985, the network runs predominately business news on its channel.
Breibart: A conservative leaning news sources founded in 2007 by Andrew Breibart, mainly focuses on political news, formerly having Milo Yiannopoulos on staff.
CBS: Established on television in 1946 and much earlier in radio, the network primarily competed with NBC and later ABC, FOX and others. It's part of the mainstream media despite a lack of a television news channel.
CNN: Founded by Ted Turner in 1980 as the first 24 hour news channel, it pioneered the way for cable news channels to come after it.
FOX: Originally a broadcast network founded in 1986 and as a news channel in 1996, it's has moved into the mainstream media starting in 1994 and has risen to the top of cable news ratings.
Huffington Post: Liberally leaning, this source was founded in 2005 by Arianna Huffington to counter conservative news sites.
Info Wars: Founded by Alex Jones in 2001 to supposedly fight the mainstream media, although labeled as fake news, has nearly two million subscribers on YouTube.
Mark Dice: The self proclaimed media analyst started in 2005, although his website has been redirected to YouTube, he nearly has a million subscribers as thus included in news sources.
NBC: The oldest of the mainstream media networks, founded in 1946 on television and before that on radio, has the biggest revenue of media companies courtesy of Comcast.
NPR: A public network founded in 1970 as a membership media organization syndicating programming to over 900 radio stations in the US.
RT: Created in 2005 by the Russian government and a US based network in 2010, many claim it's propaganda for the Russians and Vladimir Putin although it says they're autonomous from the government.
The Young Turks: Created as a radio show in 2002 primarily by Cenk Uygur, eventually it was turned into a internet news service and has the most subscribers on YouTube for a news channel.
VICE: Founded in 1994 and their news channel in 2013, the source, which is owned partially by Walt Disney and 21st Century FOX, targets millennials with the news that they provide to target the next generation
How the Sources are Scored
Notice: Donald Trump isn't a news source