Be aware of the media sources you use when doing research. They all have some level of bias so it is always good to be aware of it. Below are a media bias charts (the first one created by Ad Fontes Media and the bottom one by "All Sides". They give a good representation (not necessarily absolute) of where various media sources lie in the grand scheme of things. Look at news from different sides and make up your own mind about an issue by putting aside pre-conceived notions and emotionalism and look at it from different angles.