The Maine Wire
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About The Maine Wire's Bias Rating
The Maine Wire is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Right.
What a "Right" Rating Means
Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Right display media bias in ways that strongly align with conservative, traditional, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Right bias is the most conservative rating on the political spectrum.Learn more about Right ratings
The Main Wire is a news website covering politics and issues in the state of Maine. It has a Right bias.
An independent review of The Maine Wire conducted by AllSides Managing Editor Henry A. Brechter (Center bias) in October 2022 noted that the site focuses almost exclusively on issues that are interesting or important to the political right. Some examples include prominent stories about the need for oil drilling in Maine and criticisms of the clean energy movement; Maine Democrats purportedly being soft on crime; critiques of vaccine mandates in schools; and criticsm of Democrats' performance in election debates.
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As of December 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Maine Wire. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Center bias.
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As of December 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Right rating for The Maine Wire. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.