The New York Times Editorial Board has a Left media bias.
Important Note: This author page refers to the New York Times Editorial Board only. Our media bias rating for the New York Times news pages is Lean Left, and our media bias rating for The New York Times Opinion page overall (which includes various op-ed writers and the Editorial Board) is Left.
About The New York Times Editorial Board Media Bias
In Sept. 2018, the AllSides team conducted an extensive editorial review of the New York Times Editorial Board (distinct from the news pages). We found the New York Times Editorial Board to be consistently Left. The team could not find even one example of an editorial piece with a Center or Right perspective. Every headline was Left in position, headline, and choice of topic.
More About The New York Times
The New York Times was founded in 1851 by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones and has been published continuously ever since. The newspaper is ranked 2nd in circulation in the U.S. and 17th in the world. The paper has won 125 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. The Sunday New York Times has an average print circulation of over 1.1 million papers.