Bing News

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
The bias meter value for Bing News is -1.80. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
Lean Left What does this mean?

How we determined this rating:

  • Independent Review
  • Community Feedback:   ratings
  • AllSides has medium confidence in this bias rating.

Unless otherwise noted, this bias rating refers only to online news coverage, not TV, print, or radio content.

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Bing News
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region National
Owner Microsoft
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 Bing News's Bias Rating

Bing News 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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Bias Reviews

We use multiple methods to analyze sources. Learn how we rate media bias.

As of early 2024, AllSides found the majority of news aggregators analyzed Lean Left, including Google News, Apple News, and Bing News.

Bing News Biased Toward Lean Left Media Outlets: March 2023 AllSides Bias Analysis 

A March 2023 AllSides analysis found that on Bing News’ homepage, 83% of articles displayed over a two-week period were from media outlets on the left, 13% were from sources in the center, and 0% were from sources on the right. Based on this analysis, AllSides issued a media bias rating of Lean Left for Bing News. 

The top news outlets displayed on Bing News’ homepage were the Associated Press, USA Today, ABC News, NBC News, and the Washington Post, all rated Lean Left at the time of analysis.

On Bing’s Politics page, 51% of articles were from outlets on the left, 28% from the center, and 8% from the right.

For selected search topics, such as “economy” and “abortion,” outlets on the right made up between 7-18% of resulting articles, and outlets on the left made up between 34-63% of articles. Each search term resulted in  more outlets from the left than the right. 

Learn more about the AllSides Bing News Bias Analysis™ and get full results here: Bing News Shows Lean Left Bias | AllSides

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Community Feedback

Feedback does not determine ratings, but may trigger deeper review.

As of April 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Bing News. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.

Confidence Level

Confidence is determined by how many reviews have been applied and consistency of data.

As of April 2024, AllSides has medium confidence in our Lean Left rating for Bing News. An Editorial Review or Blind Bias Survey has affirmed this rating, or multiple reviews have returned differing results. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

Bing News Ownership and Funding

Funding and ownership do not influence bias ratings. We rate the bias of content only.

Owner: Microsoft

Bing News is a news aggregator owned and operated by Microsoft. It curates content from various news media outlets. 

Bing News is powered by Microsoft Start, which the company describes as a “personalized news feed and collection of informational content… from premium publishers [with] timely updates tailored to your interests…” Microsoft Start is also available as a mobile application, widget in Microsoft Windows 11, taskbar toolbar in Microsoft Windows 10, and more.