The Boston Globe

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Left
1915/1397
The bias meter value for The Boston Globe is -4. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
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The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe
Bias Rating Left
Type News Media
Region National
Owner Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC
Established 1872
Website bostonglobe.com
Twitter @BostonGlobe
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Wikipedia The Boston Globe
What a Left Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that strongly align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Left rating is our most liberal rating on the political spectrum.

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About The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Left.

What a "Left" Rating Means

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

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Boston Globe Rated Left In 2021 Independent Review

An independent review by an AllSides reviewer concluded that the Boston Globe should be moved from a Lean Left to Left rating, due to story choice that consistently favors progressive and/or left-wing stances and a frequent lack of including dissenting voices or conservative perspectives in political news stories.

 

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Community Feedback

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

As of January 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Boston Globe. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.

As of February 16, 2018 and over 1400 votes, the majority of the AllSides community continues to agree with our initial media bias rating for The Boston Globe as Lean Left.

Confidence Level

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

As of January 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Left rating for The Boston Globe. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

The Boston Globe Ownership and Funding

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Owner: Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC

The Boston Globe (and the Boston Sunday Globe) is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts. It is owned by businessman John henry, who also owns NESN, a television sports network in Boston. Its chief print rival is the Boston Herald.

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