L

Left bias

Left bias news sources are the most progressive on the political spectrum. These sources often focus on the collective group of society rather than individuals and tend to show support for:
  • High government support
  • High government intervention on markets (Dirigisme economics)
  • High taxes on wealthy individuals and companies
  • Low private-sector spending
  • Equal rights to healthcare and basic living needs
  • Equal social and economic outcomes
  • Strong view that unregulated corporations will forgo positive socialand economic outcomes to maximise profits
  • Strong belief that minority groups suffer unfairly due torace/gender/sexual orientation/religion
  • Pro-abortion
  • Pro-environmental protection
  • Lenient immigration policy
  • Strong opposition towards social hierarchy
CL

centre Left bias

Centre-left bias news sources are slightly progressive on the political spectrum. These sources often focus on both society and individuals with a progressive outlook and tend to show support for:
  • Modest government support
  • Modest government intervention on markets (Keynesian economics)
  • High taxes on wealthy individuals and companies
  • Modest private sector spending
  • Equal rights to healthcare and basic living needs
  • Equal social and economic outcomes
  • View that unregulated corporations will forgo positive social andeconomic outcomes to maximise profits
  • Belief that minority groups suffer unfairly due to race/gender/sexualorientation/religion
  • Pro-abortion
  • Pro-environmental protection
  • Lenient immigration policy
  • Opposition towards social hierarchy
C

Centre bias

Centre biased news is neither progressive nor conservative. These outlets do not issue perspectives favouring either end of thepolitical spectrum.
  • Coverage tends to lean to the left and right fairly evenly.
  • Centre outlets are not necessarily the best because the centre may omit views from the left or the right.
  • It is important for readers to understand both sides in order to make an informed opinion.
CR

Centre right bias

Centre-right bias news sources are slightly conservative on the political spectrum. These sources often focus on both society and individuals with a conservative outlook and tend to show support for:
  • Modest government support
  • Modest government intervention on markets (Laissez-faireeconomics)
  • Low taxes on wealthy individuals and companies
  • High private sector spending
  • Healthcare and basic living needs funded by individual
  • Social and economic outcomes determined by individual
  • Strong view that unregulated corporations will create positive social and economic outcomes as a result of generating profits
  • Traditional family and religious values must be upheld
  • Anti-abortion
  • Not concerned with environmental protection
  • Stricter immigration policy
  • View that social hierarchies are inevitable
R

Right bias

Right bias news sources are the most conservative on the politicalspectrum. These sources often focus on individuals rather than the collectivegroup of society and tend to show support for:
  • Low government support
  • Low government intervention on markets (Laissez-faire economics)
  • Low taxes on wealthy individuals and companies
  • High private sector spending
  • Healthcare and basic living needs funded by individual
  • Social and economic outcomes determined by individual
  • Strong view that unregulated corporations will create positive socialand economic outcomes as a result of generating profitsTraditional family and religious values must be upheld
  • Anti-abortion
  • Not concerned with environmental protection
  • Strict immigration policy
  • Strong view that social hierarchies are inevitable