The Globe and Mail

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Center
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Center What does this mean?

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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 The Globe and Mail's Bias Rating

The Globe and Mail 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.

Learn more about Center ratings

Details

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper and website catering to western and central Canada. It had a circulation of 2,018,923 as of 2015, making it one of the most widely-read newspapers in the country, and is considered by some to be Canada's "paper of record." Founded in 1844, today the paper is owned by the Toronto-based Woodbridge Company and is a controlling shareholder of the multinational media conglomerate Thomson Reuters. Its mission is to "to inspire and inform Canadians through courageous, empathetic, and honest journalism." Though the Globe and Mail's political stance has shifted over the last several decades, today the paper routinely exhibits a center bias. It has endorsed both conservative and liberal party members in recent elections, and its reporting is consistently fact-based and balanced. The newspaper is also the principal shareholder of Thomson Reuters, which AllSides rates as center-biased.

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Community Feedback

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

As of February 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Globe and Mail. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Center bias.

Confidence Level

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

As of February 2024, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Center rating for The Globe and Mail. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

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