Los Angeles Times

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
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The bias meter value for Los Angeles Times is -2. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
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Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region California, National
Owner Los Angeles Times Communications LLC
Established 1881
Website latimes.com
Twitter @latimes
Facebook latimes
Wikipedia Los Angeles Times
What a Lean Left Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that moderately align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas.

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Los Angeles Times is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Lean Left.

What a "Lean Left" Rating Means

Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Lean Left display media bias in ways that moderately align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Lean Left bias is a moderately liberal rating on the political spectrum.

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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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As of January 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Los Angeles Times. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.

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As of January 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean left rating for Los Angeles Times. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

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Owner: Los Angeles Times Communications LLC

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