Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews 2019-03-11T14:46:13-04:00

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.

Click on the spreadsheet image to the left to see the Excel spreadsheet which calculates our Editorial Balance rating.

To see past months’ balance ratio, scroll to the bottom of the page.

Editorial Reviews

Irresponsible defense of a terrible judicial decision

June 1, 2018 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Former judge Nancy Gertner rises to the improbable defense of Judge Timothy Feeley, a Salem Superior court judge who allowed an acknowledged drug dealer to serve no jail time because, first, he sold drugs because he needed the money and is not a drug.... Read more

Lehigh crosses red line

May 25, 2018 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

  Lehigh writes the entire piece as if he is quoting the NFL statement. He uses actual quotation marks in each paragraph. Forgive me for my confusion, but as a reader, this means to me that he is quoting the actual statement, not making up hi.... Read more

Past Editorial Balance Spreadsheets

Month/Year Liberal Conservative Neutral Percentage Calculated Data Source
December, 2018 97 23 52 81% Liberal
November, 2018 100 17 66 85% Liberal
October, 2018 104 11 54 90% Liberal
September, 2018 97 13 50 88% Liberal
August, 2018 97 19 60 84% Liberal
May/June, 2018 130 28 68 82% Liberal
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