The Week - Opinion

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Lean Left
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The bias meter value for The Week - Opinion is -2.00. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
-2.00
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The Week - Opinion
Bias Rating Lean Left
Type News Media
Region National
Website theweek.com/section/opinion
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 Week - Opinion's Bias Rating

The Week - Opinion 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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Details

The media bias rating for The Week's opinion section is Lean Left. AllSides provides a separate media bias rating for The Week's news section.

In January 2020, AllSides decided to split the bias rating for The Week into two following an independent review by members of the AllSides team that found the bias of The Week's opinion section differs significantly from its news section.

The Week's news articles are relatively balanced, but its opinion pieces have a strong Lean Left bias. The Week prominently displays commentary and opinion pieces on its homepage.

AllSides rates the bias of online content only; our ratings do not apply to print, radio, video, or TV content.

More About The Week

The Week is a weekly British news magazine founded in 1995 by Jolyon Connell, formerly of the right-of center Sunday Telegraph. Its main focus is news and commentary pertaining to important world events, as well as science, business and the arts. Designed with the goal of informing readers who want to know what is going on in the world but do not have the time to read a daily newspaper, the magazine is printed in both the United Kingdom and the United States. It also includes digital editions, with weekly apps and a website that publishes distinctive online stories throughout the week.

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As of June 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Week - Opinion. 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 Week - Opinion. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.

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