The Root

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
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The bias meter value for The Root is -2. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
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The Root
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region National
Community Black American
Website theroot.com
What a Lean Left Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that moderately align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas.

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About The Root

The Root is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Lean Left.

What a "Lean Left" Rating Means

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

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Community Feedback

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

As of December 2022, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Root. 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 December 2022, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean left rating for The Root. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

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