Newsmax - Opinion
How we determined this rating:
Editorial Review: Dec 2019
- Community Feedback: ratings
- AllSides has medium confidence in this bias rating.
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About Newsmax - Opinion
Newsmax - Opinion is featured on the AllSides Media Bias Chart™.
Newsmax - Opinion is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Right.
AllSides provides a separate media bias rating for Newsmax's opinion and news. View the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Newsmax News.
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
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Dec. 2019 Editorial Review: Newsmax Ratings Split
The AllSides team conducted an Editorial Review of Newsmax on Dec. 13, 2019, and we decided to provide separate media bias ratings for Newsmax's opinion section and news section. AllSides provides separate media bias ratings for the news and opinion sections of a website if the bias of those sections significantly differs.
During the review conducted with a multipartisan team, AllSides found Newsmax's opinion section consistently features opinions from a conservative perspective. It occasionally features libertarian perspectives, but rarely features left-leaning perspectives or commentary on issues generally considered important to those on the left.
AllSides was pleased to find that Newsmax opinion is very transparent, as the media outlet clearly labels the perspective of its opinion pieces on its homepage. For example, an op-ed may be labeled "conservative cause," "libertarian perspective," "conservative warrior," or some other. Labeling the viewpoint of any given op-ed helps the reader to easily identify different perspectives.
Community FeedbackFeedback does not determine ratings, but may trigger deeper review.
As of March 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Newsmax - Opinion. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Right bias.
Confidence LevelConfidence is determined by how many reviews have been applied and consistency of data.
As of March 2023, AllSides has medium confidence in our Right rating for Newsmax - Opinion. Two bias reviews have affirmed this rating or multiple reviews have returned differing results. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.
Newsmax - Opinion Ownership and FundingFunding and ownership do not influence bias ratings. We rate the bias of content only.
Owner: Newsmax Media
Newsmax is a news and opinion website founded by Christopher Ruddy in 1998. It is owned and operated by Newsmax Media.