Austin American-Statesman

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
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The bias meter value for Austin American-Statesman is -2. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
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Austin American-Statesman
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region Texas
Owner GateHouse Media
Established 1871
Website mystatesman.com
Twitter @statesman
Facebook statesman
Wikipedia Austin American-Statesman
What a Lean Left Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that moderately align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas.

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About Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Lean Left.

What a "Lean Left" Rating Means

Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Lean Left display media bias in ways that moderately align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Lean Left bias is a moderately liberal rating on the political spectrum.

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Details

The Austin American-Statesman is the major daily newspaper for Austin, the capital city of Texas. It is owned by Cox Enterprises. The newspaper places focus on issues affecting Austin and the Central Texas region. The Austin American-Statesman competes with the Austin Chronicle, an alternative weekly. The paper tends to print Associated Press, New York Times, The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times international and national news, but has strong Central Texas coverage, especially in political reporting. The Statesman benefits from the culture and writing heritage of Austin. It extensively covers the music scene, especially the annual South by Southwest Music Festival. The newspaper co-sponsors various events around Austin such as the Capital 10K foot race and the Season for Caring charity campaign.

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Owner: GateHouse Media

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