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About The Oracle
The Oracle is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Center.
What a "Center" Rating Means
Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Center either do not show much predictable media bias, display a balance of articles with left and right biases, or equally balance left and right perspectives.
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DetailsThe Oracle publishes four days a week -- Monday through Thursday -- during the fall and spring semesters, and twice a week, Monday and Thursday, in the summer. Circulation is 8,000. The paper has earned numerous awards for excellence in journalism. It was voted by the Society of Professional Journalists as the Best College Daily in the Nation in 1990 and is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press Hall of Fame. It has collected numerous regional awards during the years and has earned a national reputation for excellence. The Oracle has served as a training ground for journalists and others devoted to the idea of a free press.
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As of May 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Oracle. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.
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As of May 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Center rating for The Oracle. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.