Refinery29

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Left
173/112
The bias meter value for Refinery29 is -4.00. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
-4.00
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Refinery29
Bias Rating Left
Type News Media
Region National
Website refinery29.com
What a Left Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that strongly align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Left rating is our most liberal rating on the political spectrum.

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About Refinery29's Bias Rating

Refinery29 is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Left.

What a "Left" Rating Means

Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Left display media bias in ways that strongly align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas. This is our most liberal rating on the political spectrum.

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Details

Refinery29 media bias rating is Left. Refinery29 is primarily a lifestyle, culture, and fashion publication for young adult women, but does occasionally post news. A July 2020 independent review by two AllSides staffers found a clear Left bias, with the website frequently championing typically left-wing issues such as transgenderism, Black Lives Matter, gender equality, and posts favorable to leftist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Controversies and Claims of Bias

Refinery29 has been accused of racial bias in its editorial decisions by internal employees.

About Refinery29

Refinery29's about page bills itself as the "leading global media company focused on young women. We inspire, entertain, and empower our audience through optimistic and diverse storytelling, experiences, and points of view."

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Community Feedback

Feedback does not determine ratings, but may trigger deeper review.

As of May 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Refinery29. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Left bias.

Confidence Level

Confidence is determined by how many reviews have been applied and consistency of data.

As of May 2024, AllSides has medium confidence in our Left rating for Refinery29. An Editorial Review or Blind Bias Survey has 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.

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