The Telegraph - UK

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Right
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The bias meter value for The Telegraph - UK is 2.50. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
2.50
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The Telegraph - UK
The Telegraph - UK
Bias Rating Lean Right
Type News Media
Region National
Owner Telegraph Media Group
Established 1855
Website telegraph.co.uk
Twitter @telegraph
Facebook TELEGRAPH.CO.UK
Wikipedia The Telegraph - UK
What a Lean Right Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that moderately align with conservative, traditional, libertarian, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas.

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About The Telegraph - UK's Bias Rating

The Telegraph - UK is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Lean Right.

What a "Lean Right" Rating Means

Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Lean Right display media bias in ways that moderately align with conservative, traditional, libertarian, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Lean Right bias is a moderately conservative rating on the political spectrum.

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Details

The Daily Telegraph has an initial bias rating of lean right. Our AllSides Bias Rating™ is based predominantly off of independent research. Britannica refers to the newspaper as one that takes a conservative, middle-class approach to comprehensive news coverage, while The Guardian asserts itself as a left-leaning newspaper alongside the right-leaning Telegraph. The newspaper’s traditional right-wing stances and influence over conservative activists have resulted in the newspaper being referred to by some as the Torygraph. Even when conservative support was slumping in the opinion polls as Labour ascended during the 1990s, the newspaper remained loyal to the right-wing. Additional research is needed to determine whether The Daily Telegraph should remain listed as lean right, or if it should be switched to a far right bias.

More on The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a popular newspaper published in London and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally. Founded in 1855 by Arthur B. Sleigh, the newspaper is commonly referred to as one of Britain’s “big three” quality newspapers alongside The Times and The Guardian. The Telegraph has a sister paper, The Sunday Telegraph, which is run by a separate editorial staff, thought there is cross-usage of stories. 

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As of June 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Telegraph - UK. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Right bias.

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As of June 2024, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean right rating for The Telegraph - UK. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

The Telegraph - UK Ownership and Funding

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Owner: Telegraph Media Group

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