Overall, the New York Times Opinion Pages and Editorial Board display a Left media bias.
Important Note: This page refers to The New York Times Opinion page overall (which includes various op-ed writers and the Editorial Board). Our media bias rating for the New York Times news pages is Lean Left. We expand on The New York Times Editorial Board media bias rating here.
AllSides takes both the individual Opinion page writers and the Editorial Board into account to arrive at an overall media bias rating for the New York Times Opinion section.
In Sept. 2018, the AllSides team conducted an extensive editorial review of the New York Times Editorial Board. 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.
AllSides also rates New York Times Opinion page writers separately. View media bias ratings for individual writers: