The Texas Tribune

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
The bias meter value for The Texas Tribune is -2.00. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
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The Texas Tribune
The Texas Tribune
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region Texas
Twitter @texastribune
Facebook texastribune
Wikipedia The Texas Tribune
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 Texas Tribune's Bias Rating

The Texas Tribune 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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The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit news organization based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2009 by venture capitalist John Thorton, it describes itself as the "only member-supported, digital-first, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues." It claims to have the largest statehouse news bureau in the United States, where it covers a wide range of topics, from public and higher education to health care, immigration, criminal justice, energy, and the environment. It also hosts The Texas Tribune Festival, which attracts thousands of attendees each year to discuss Texas' biggest challenges. Though the Tribune is billed as being non-partisan, its coverage often exhibits a slight liberal bias, particularly on immigration and political issues. It's in a national partnership with the Washington Post, which has an AllSides rating of Leans Left. While the Tribune relies on a mostly member-driven funding model, it also receives large corporate sponsorship and grants from organizations like the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Sources: Wikipedia

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

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

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