BOSTON GLOBE BALANCE RATIO CALCULATION
The overall balance ignores the Neutral columns and looks at the percentage of Liberal and Conservative columns. The higher number is reported as a percentage, with 50% being neutral overall. Our graphic shows the total number of columns in all three categories. For details on the columns and how they were ranked, see the chart below.
I really like reading the Wall Street Journal. It’s news and opinions are completely separate, and I find the news reporting very balanced. Now, I may have blinders on because the Journal’s editorial pages lean conservative, so there is a danger .... Read more
An extraordinary advertisement ran in the Sunday Globe, paid for by a state police union. The open letter criticized Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s rhetoric over the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, MO. Warren called it murder (accusing the police offi.... Read more
This article is completely non-sensical. At first reading, I figured the guy just didn’t realize that the Russian-built S-400 missile defense system would be operating at the same time and in the same place as our brand new jet fighter, which the m.... Read more
When the Globe editorialized that the President’s main job was to protect America and we were let down, I thought for sure they were going to refer to President Obama and his lack of action against Russia in 2016. Nope. Their criticism is reserv.... Read more