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About Kansas Reflector's Bias Rating
Kansas Reflector is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Left.
Kansas Reflector is "a nonprofit news operation providing in-depth reporting, diverse opinions and daily coverage of state government and politics," according to its About page.
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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An independent review of Capital-Star conducted in March 2023 by AllSides Managing Editor Henry A. Brechter (Center bias) noted a strong focus on progressive issues, including transgender issues, lowering the prison population, and women's rights in the Middle East. The Reflector seems to frame conservatives and Republicans negatively across coverage of multiple issues.
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As of December 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Kansas Reflector. 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 December 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Left rating for Kansas Reflector. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.