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Think of the news on North Korean National TV and the news presented in American news sources like CNN. My sentence is

If you want to make sure of the credibility of a piece of news, that's a good idea to check it in ..... news sources or media.

Is opposing or maybe opposite a good choice of word? I assume I could say something like the news sources of the opposing sides but I'm interested in a word which conveys the meaning.

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    I wouldn't try to condense it into a single word. I'm thinking something more along the lines of: If you want to make sure of the credibility of a piece of news, it's a good idea to check news sources on both sides of the political spectrum. – J.R. Jan 8 '18 at 20:47
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The news sources wouldn't be opposite. The news or opinions presented might be. So:

If you want to make sure of the credibility of a piece of news, then it's a good idea to check it in different news sources or media. They may present an opposing view on this issue.

Also it is better to follow the if/then format.

  • But different doesn't imply the news sources belonging to two opposing sides. CNN and BBC are also two different news agencies. – Yuri Jan 8 '18 at 20:30
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    Just "opposing" might be the best choice, actually. – stangdon Jan 8 '18 at 21:40
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    But the networks aren't opposing each other, unless that is clear in context. – user3169 Jan 8 '18 at 21:48

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