Jacobin

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Left
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The bias meter value for Jacobin is -4. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
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Jacobin
Jacobin
Bias Rating Left
Type News Media
Region National
Owner Bhaskar Sunkara
Established 2010
Website jacobinmag.com
Twitter @jacobin
Facebook jacobinmag
Wikipedia Jacobin
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About Jacobin

Jacobin is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Left.

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.

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Jacobin has a Left AllSides Media Bias Rating™.

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.

Funding, Financing, and Ownership

Note: Funding and ownership is not taken into account when determining AllSides Media Bias Ratings. While it's true ownership and financial interests can affect what goes to print, our bias ratings are determined by assessing the bias of content only. We provide financial and ownership information as an FYI to our readers.

Jacobin has been founded and published by Bhaskar Sunkara.

Updated November 23, 2020

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Community Feedback

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

As of December 2022, 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.

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

As of December 2022, AllSides has high confidence in our Left rating for Jacobin. Three or more bias reviews have affirmed this rating or the source is transparent about bias.

Jacobin Ownership and Funding

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Owner: Bhaskar Sunkara

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