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About Jacobin's Bias Rating
Jacobin is featured on the AllSides Media Bias Chart™.
Jacobin is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Left.
Jacobin is transparent about its bias. On its About page, Jacobin states that it is "a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture." Because it is a self-proclaimed socialist publication, AllSides rates Jacobin's media bias as Left with high confidence.
What a "Left" Rating Means
Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Left display media bias in ways that strongly align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas. This is our most liberal rating on the political spectrum.Learn more about Left ratings
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As of September 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Jacobin. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.
Confidence LevelConfidence is determined by how many reviews have been applied and consistency of data.
As of September 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Left rating for Jacobin. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.
Jacobin Ownership and FundingFunding and ownership do not influence bias ratings. We rate the bias of content only.
Owner: Bhaskar Sunkara
Jacobin was founded and is published by Bhaskar Sunkara.
Updated November 23, 2020