Los Angeles Times media bias rating is Lean Left.

The Los Angeles Times bias rating is Lean Left. When the LA Times was first published in the late 1800s, it was mainly directed at Republican readers. Now, the AllSides Bias Rating™ for the Times leans left.  As of May 2017, a majority of AllSides users who have voted agreed with this rating. This agreement differes from July 2016 when a small majority of over 700 AllSides users disagreed with our bias rating of lean left. Among those who do disagree, the average bias is on the border of center and leaning left, but closer to the left. For now, the bias rating of lean left remains until more research is conducted.

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The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1881, and is now the largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the U.S. Each day, 1.4 million people read the newspaper, with 2.4 million readers on Sundays. Since 1942, the Times has won 44 Pulitzer Prizes. In 1910, the Times headquarters was bombed as a result of the newspaper's efforts to fight local unions. Two union leaders, James and Joseph McNamara, were charged with killing 21 people. In the early 2000s, the LA Times struggled with changing ownership, a bankruptcy, staff reductions, and controversies. In 2008, the company filed for bankruptcy protection.


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The AllSides Media Bias Rating reflects the average judgment of the American people.

The AllSides Media Bias RatingTM reflects the average judgment of the American people. We don't use a convoluted mathematical or artificial intelligence model, but instead have regular people representing the broad spectrum of Americans blindly rate the bias of articles. That produces a fair, verifiable bias rating.

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