Inside Higher Ed

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
73/97
The bias meter value for Inside Higher Ed is -2.00. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
-2.00
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Inside Higher Ed
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region National
Website insidehighered.com
What a Lean Left Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that moderately align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas.

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About Inside Higher Ed's Bias Rating

Inside Higher Ed 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.

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Insider Higher Ed Rated Lean Left in Dec. 2021 Independent Review

An independent review of Inside Higher Ed conducted by an AllSides staffer in December 2021 determined that the publication has a Lean Left bias, based on its focus on diversity and equity, its typically pro-regulation coverage of COVID-19, and a lack of conservative perspectives in its content.

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