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About Mediaite's Bias Rating
Mediaite 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.Learn more about Lean Left ratings
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As of September 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Mediaite. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.As of June 2017, a slight majority of AllSides users who voted on our Lean Left rating agreed. Of those who disagreed, the average rating still came out to be slightly left of center. At this time, the bias rating will stand, but more research and data collection is needed.
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As of September 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean left rating for Mediaite. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.
Mediaite is a news and opinion blog covering politics and entertainment in the media industry. According to Mediaite's "about" page, Mediaite is "a trusted source on the intersection of politics and media across the political spectrum." Mediaite.com features news as well as columns with opinions from different sides of the political spectrum.
Mediaite was founded and is published by ABC legal analyst Dan Abrams and is the flagship blog of Abrams Media. Abrams Media has several additional blogs such as Gossip Cop, Geekosystem, Styleite, Sports Grid, The Mary Sue, The Maude, and The Braiser. Notably, former Mediaite columnist A. J. Delgado was a senior advisor to the Donald J. Trump 2016 presidential campaign. Founding managing editor Colby Hall once described the site as "Huffington Post meets Gawker" in an interview with the Washington Post.
Mediaite Ownership and FundingFunding and ownership do not influence bias ratings. We rate the bias of content only.
Owner: Abrams Media