It can feel very validating when an idea or a person aligns with your worldview. The aim of development should be flexibility, not dogma. We should try to expose ourselves to multiple perspectives from a range of sources. A flexible thinker welcomes the challenge, learns more and develops a stronger sense of self.
Perhaps consider the following resources, that will offer multiple perspectives, through which you can challenge your thinking and escape your echo chamber:
British and American newspapers and magazines
The Guardian - www.theguardian.com
A British news and media website made up of a core news site, with niche sections and subsections covering subjects including sport, business, environment, technology, arts and media, and lifestyle. TheGuardian.com is notable for its engagement with readers, including long-running talkboards and a network of weblogs.
The Times - www.thetimes.co.uk
Daily newspaper first published in London in 1785, making it one of Britain's oldest newspapers. The Times is the first newspaper to have borne that name, lending it to numerous other papers around the world and has been heavily used by scholars and researchers because of its widespread availability in libraries and its detailed index.
The Telegraph - www.telegraph.co.uk
A multi-platform digital news brand that delivers journalism 24 hours a day, across all platforms. The paper's motto, "Was, is, and will be", appears in the editorial pages and has featured in every edition of the newspaper since 1858.
Financial Times - www.ft.com
International daily newspaper printed in broadsheet and published digitally that focuses on business and economic current affairs.
Daily Mail - www.dailymail.co.uk
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-market newspaper published in London in a tabloid format. Its MailOnline website focuses on the latest breaking news, showbiz and celebrity photos, sport news & rumours, viral videos and top stories.
The Sun - www.thesun.co.uk
A tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, providing the latest news, exclusives, sport, celebrities, showbiz, politics, business and lifestyle stories.
Express - www.express.co.uk
Daily national middle-market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom which describes itself as “a conservative newspaper on the centre right of British politics”, bringing important world events in both print and online formats.
Mirror - www.mirror.co.uk
National daily tabloid newspaper for all the latest news, sport and celebrity gossip. Providing big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter.
Monocle - www.monocle.com
Monocle is a global affairs and lifestyle magazine, 24-hour radio station, website, retailer and media brand covering international affairs, business, culture and design.
Spectator - www.spectator.co.uk
A weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs since 1828
New Statesman - www.newstatesman.com
A British political and cultural magazine published in 1913 in London. Founded as a weekly review of politics and literature, today the magazine is a print-digital hybrid with a mission to analyse and explain the defining political, economic, geopolitical and cultural events and ideas shaping and changing the world today.
Forbes - www.forbes.com
Published biweekly, it features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics. Forbes also reports on related subjects such as technology, communications, science, politics, and law.
Time - www.time.com
Weekly news magazine and news website published in 1923 and based in New York City. Providing breaking news and analysis from TIME.com. Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.
The Economist - www.economist.com
An international weekly newspaper printed in magazine-format and published digitally that focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, and technology.
Harvard Business Review - www.hbr.org
A general management magazine published by Harvard Business Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard University. Published six times a year, covers a wide range of topics that are relevant to various industries, management functions, and geographic locations. These include leadership, negotiation, strategy, operations, marketing, and finance.
USA Today - www.usatoday.com
USA TODAY and USATODAY.com reach a combined seven million readers daily. USA TODAY is a leader in mobile applications with more than 21 million downloads on mobile devices. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc.
The Wall Street Journal - www.wsj.com
The Wall Street Journal is America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation with more than 2.2 million subscribers. Building on its heritage as the leading source of business and financial news, the Journal has expanded its core content offering in recent years to include coverage of the arts, culture, lifestyle, real estate, sports and personal health.
The New York Times - www.nytimes.com
The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) is a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. For more than 150 years, Times readers have expected their newspaper to provide the most thorough and uncompromising coverage in the world. The Times has won more Pulitzer prizes than any other news organization and remains No. 1 in overall reach of U.S. opinion leaders. The company includes The New York Times, International New York Times, NYTimes.com, INYT.com and related properties.
New York Post - www.nypost.com
Your source for breaking news, news about New York, sports, business, entertainment, opinion, real estate, culture, fashion, and more.
Los Angeles Times - www.latimes.com
The Los Angeles Times is the largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the country, with a daily readership of 1.4 million and 2.5 million on Sunday, more than 22 million unique latimes.com visitors monthly and a combined print and online local weekly audience of 4.1 million. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Times has been covering Southern California for more than 133 years.
The Washington Post - www.washingtonpost.com
The Washington Post provides award-winning news and understanding about the politics, policies, personalities and institutions that make Washington, D.C. the world’s seat of power, and is a critical tool and information source for those who call Washington, D.C. home. In digital form, The Washington Post combines its world-class journalism with the latest technology and tools, and encourages participation and customization across all platforms so readers can engage with The Washington Post anytime, anywhere.
Star Tribune - www.startribune.com
Minnesota’s top choice for news, features, photos and video.
Newsday - www.newsday.com
Breaking News, data and opinions in business, sports, entertainment, travel, lifestyle, plus much more. Newsday.com is the leading news source for Long Island and NYC.
Chicago Tribune - www.chicagotribune.com
Founded in 1847, Chicago Tribune is the flagship publication of the Chicago Tribune Media Group. Considered an industry leader in journalism, Chicago Tribune Media Group has grown into a multi-product, multi-channel news and information.
Boston Globe - www.bostonglobe.com
The Boston Globe is the leading newspaper in New England, with news, sports, lifestyle features, and arts and entertainment news.
The Atlantic - www.theatlantic.com
Provides daily coverage and analysis of breaking news, politics and international affairs, education, technology, health, science, and culture. A general editorial magazine primarily aimed at a target audience of serious national readers and "thought leaders".
Medium - www.medium.com
The platform is an example of social journalism, having a hybrid collection of amateur and professional people and publications, and is regularly regarded as a blog host. Initially developed as a means to publish writings and documents longer than Twitter's character maximum.
National Geographic - www.nationalgeographic.com
National Geographic is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society. It has been published continuously since its first issue in 1888, nine months after the Society itself was founded. It primarily contains articles about science, geography, history, and world culture.
Good Housekeeping - www.goodhousekeeping.com
Good Housekeeping is an American women's magazine, featuring articles about women's interests, product testing by The Good Housekeeping Institute, recipes, diet, and health, as well as literary articles.
Wired - www.wired.com
A monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.