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About HotAir's Bias Rating
HotAir is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Lean Right.
What a "Lean Right" Rating Means
Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Lean Right display media bias in ways that moderately align with conservative, traditional, libertarian, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Lean Right bias is a moderately conservative rating on the political spectrum.Learn more about Lean Right ratings
DetailsHot Air is a U.S. website providing news and commentary from a fiscally conservative and socially centrist point of view. It is written by Ed Morrissey, Erika Johnsen, Mary Katharine Ham and the pseudonymous Allahpundit and Jazz Shaw. Hot Air was founded by Michelle Malkin, a conservative author and blogger, in 2006. Although Malkin served as the publisher and CEO of Hot Air, she exercised little editorial control over the site's various commentators. Morrissey, a Roman Catholic, is the more socially conservative (though gay-friendly) of the two current bloggers, whereas Allahpundit is more libertarian and an atheist. Hot Air also carries posts from a selection of conservative and libertarian bloggers in its "Green Room." In February 2010, Salem Communications purchased Hot Air. Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotair.com
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As of November 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for HotAir. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Right bias.
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As of November 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean right rating for HotAir. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.
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Owner: Salem Communications