San Jose Mercury News

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
599/618
The bias meter value for San Jose Mercury News is -2.00. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
-2.00
Lean Left What does this mean?

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San Jose Mercury News
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region California
Owner Digital First Media
Established 1851
Website mercurynews.com
Twitter @mercnews
Facebook mercurynews
Wikipedia San Jose Mercury News
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 San Jose Mercury News's Bias Rating

San Jose Mercury News 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 March 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for San Jose Mercury News. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Left bias.

Confidence Level

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

As of March 2024, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean left rating for San Jose Mercury News. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

San Jose Mercury News Ownership and Funding

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Owner: Digital First Media

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