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About Patch.com's Bias Rating
Patch.com 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.
Center doesn't mean better! A Center media bias rating does not necessarily mean a source is totally unbiased, neutral, perfectly reasonable, or credible, just as Left and Right don't necessarily mean extreme, wrong, unreasonable, or not credible. AllSides encourages people to read outlets across the political spectrum.Learn more about Center ratings
The media bias rating of Patch.com is Center. Patch.com is a news and information website focused on U.S. national and local news, which reportedly operates over 1,200 hyperlocal news services throughout the 50 states and Washington D.C. It was founded in 2007. it is primarily owned by Hale Global, and is operated by Patch Media Corporation. The website's About page describes it as " an innovative way to find out about, and participate in, what's going on near you."
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As of March 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Patch.com. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Center bias.
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As of March 2024, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Center rating for Patch.com. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.