How we determined this rating:
- 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.Learn about our bias rating methods
About CNN (Opinion)'s Bias Rating
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.Learn more about Left ratings
Community FeedbackFeedback does not determine ratings, but may trigger deeper review.
As of November 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 LevelConfidence is determined by how many reviews have been applied and consistency of data.
As of November 2023, AllSides has medium confidence in our Left rating for CNN (Opinion). 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.
CNN (Opinion) Ownership and FundingFunding and ownership do not influence bias ratings. We rate the bias of content only.
Owner: Turner Broadcasting System