John Stossel media bias rating is Lean Right.

John Stossel's AllSides Bias Rating™ of lean right makes sense given his libertarian political views, meaning he leans right on fiscal issues and leans left on social matters. As of July 2017, a majority of over 150 AllSides community members agreed with our bias rating. The author’s style combines reporting and commentary reflecting a libertarian political philosophy on economics, largely supportive of a free market. For example, he called government intervention “a folly,” emphasizing his preference of personal responsibility and deregulation.

On social issues he falls well left of center, favoring the legalization of marijuana, recreational drugs, gambling, prostitution, gay marriage and assisted suicide. Stossel’s work has been criticized by several progressive organizations, including Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, Media Matters for America and

More on John Stossel 

John Stossel is an American consumer television personality, author and libertarian pundit. Stossel worked at ABC News for 28 years before joining Fox News in 2008. As a reporter, Stossel has received numerous honors, including 19 Emmy Awards, as well as being honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. 


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