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About The Conversation's Bias Rating
The Conversation 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.Learn more about Lean Left ratings
The Conversation is an independent not-for-profit digital news source featuring expert analysis from academics and professionals on ongoing or hot-button issues. According to its Who We Are page, the Conversation "arose out of deep-seated concerns for the fading quality of our public discourse – and recognition of the vital role that academic experts can play in the public arena."
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As of February 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Conversation. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.
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As of February 2024, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean left rating for The Conversation. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.