CNN (Opinion)

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Left
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The bias meter value for CNN (Opinion) is -4. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
-4
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How we determined this rating:

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  • AllSides has medium confidence in this bias rating.

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CNN (Opinion)
CNN (Opinion)
Bias Rating Left
Type News Media
Region National
Owner Turner Broadcasting System
Established 1980
Website cnn.com/opinions
Twitter @CNN
Facebook cnn
Wikipedia CNN (Opinion)
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 CNN (Opinion)

CNN (Opinion) is featured on the AllSides Media Bias Chart™.

CNN (Opinion) is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Left.

Note that this media bias rating only refers to the Opinion/Editorial web pages at CNN.com, NOT CNN cable TV news commentary. AllSides also provides a separate AllSides Media Bias Rating™ for CNN's online news. AllSides sometimes provides a separate bias rating for opinion and news content. We split CNN online news from CNN editorial in a December 21st, 2017 Editorial Review.

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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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 CNN (Opinion). On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.

Of the 3,068 community votes we have received as of August 2018, 59% agreed with our rating, and 41% disagreed. Among the people who disagreed, the average generally thought Lean Left was a better rating for CNN Opinion/Editorial. 

Confidence Level

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

As of January 2023, AllSides has medium confidence in our Left rating for CNN (Opinion). Two bias reviews have 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.

CNN (Opinion) Ownership and Funding

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Owner: Turner Broadcasting System

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