Editorial Reviews

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


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

Editorial admissions

December 5, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

The Boston Globe wrote a remarkable editorial last Saturday dealing with the "Ukraine myths." The headline is misleading, however, because for perhaps the first time, the Globe seems to be accepting that some of the so-called "myths" are legitimate, .... Read more

A nation of court rulings

November 14, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

I am a supporter of finding a political solution to the DACA issue, and so is President Trump. He announced it during his first (?) State of the Union address quite clearly. He said he wanted to have control over the borders, and stop allowing huge m.... Read more

What’s a few Trillion between friends?

November 13, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Yvonne Abraham, a Boston Globe opinion columnist whose column runs not on the Opinion pages but on the front page of the Metro section, is fairly typical at the paper. She hates Republicans in general and Donald Trump in particular. She loves Demo.... Read more

Boston Globe proves need for Wall

November 2, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

The Boston Globe is against the southern border Wall. It believes that by preventing the United States from building more barriers, illegal immigrants could continue to march across the border. The number of immigrants has ballooned to the highest le.... Read more

“We” are all racist unless we take action on climate change

October 30, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

You will not believe the new media narrative as published in the Sunday Boston Globe. If our society does not take immediate actions to address climate change, then we are racists. That's the incredible take-away from this "Ideas" article that exp.... Read more

Globe jumps the gun

October 28, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

We know the vast majority of Boston Globe journalists seem to support impeaching the president based on secret, leaked testimony of officials who have not been subject to cross-examination. The president has not been able to call any of his own witne.... Read more

Edited and condensed

October 22, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

An interview with a politician, news-maker Susan Rice, a former top official in the Obama White House, can create real news. But instead of handling this interview properly, the Boston Globe assigned an opinion journalist to do it. Readers are warned.... Read more

What Elizabeth Warren and Boston Globe’s Joan Vennochi have in common

October 11, 2019 | Editorial Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Boston Globe opinion columnist Joan Vennochi shares with readers her personal story, about how she lost her job because of her pregnancy. Vennochi uses this history to declare that she "believes" Sen. Warren, who has been telling a similar story abou.... Read more

Boston Globe jilted?

October 10, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Was the Boston Globe jilted by the Warren campaign, or is this just a lover's quarrel? The Wednesday editorial seemed like welcomed news. The Globe has been covering the candidacy of Elizabeth Warren very, very closely, and its editorial called fo.... Read more

Unusual editorial timeline

October 9, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

This Boston Globe editorial opinion wonders what America’s foreign policy will be once Trump leaves office. It is unusual for the Globe to write an editorial about something that won’t happen for over five years. So even though the timeline for t.... Read more

The real climate-change agenda: your vote

October 2, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

The Left has been preaching about empowering individuals to affect massive changes to our greenhouse gas emissions. The argument goes that if we all just act individually to do our own part, the problem will be solved. This is a false argument and do.... Read more

Why Trump is right to take China on over trade

September 11, 2019 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

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

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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