Foreign Affairs

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Center
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Foreign Affairs
Foreign Affairs
Bias Rating Center
Type News Media
Region National
Owner Council on Foreign Affairs
Established 1922
Website foreignaffairs.com
Twitter @foreignaffairs
Facebook ForeignAffairs
Wikipedia Foreign Affairs
What a Center Bias Rating Means

The source either does not show much media bias, displays a balance of articles with left and right biases, or equally balances left and right perspectives in its reporting.

Center doesn't mean better! A Center media bias rating does not necessarily mean a source is totally unbiased, neutral, perfectly reasonable, or credible, just as Left and Right don't necessarily mean extreme, wrong, unreasonable, or not credible. AllSides encourages people to read outlets across the political spectrum.

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About Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Center.

What a "Center" Rating Means

Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Center either do not show much predictable media bias, display a balance of articles with left and right biases, or equally balance left and right perspectives.

Center doesn't mean better! A Center media bias rating does not necessarily mean a source is totally unbiased, neutral, perfectly reasonable, or credible, just as Left and Right don't necessarily mean extreme, wrong, unreasonable, or not credible. AllSides encourages people to read outlets across the political spectrum.

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Foreign AffairsAllSides Bias Rating™ is 'center'. While this is an initial rating as of May 2017, it is clear that centrality is the essence of this news source. It's first publication in 1922 stated, "Its articles will not represent any consensus of beliefs. What is demanded of them is that they shall be competent and well informed, representing honest opinions seriously held and convincingly expressed." In addition to its own message, this "multiplatform media organization with a print magazine, a website, a mobile site, various apps and social media feeds, [and] event business," was founded by a similarly focused organization: the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). The CFR mission states: "The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executivesjournalistseducators and studentscivic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries." Centrality is therefore not just a product, but the whole essence of Foreign Affairs.

 

 

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

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As of February 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Center rating for Foreign Affairs. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

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Owner: Council on Foreign Affairs

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