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About The Root's Bias Rating
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.Learn more about Lean Left ratings
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As of September 2023, 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.
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As of September 2023, 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.