'Last Week Tonight': John Oliver takes a closer look at the deadly storm in Texas and castigates Cruz for his Cancún getaway - The Boston Globe

Source: The Boston Globe - View Original Article
Published: Feb 22, 2021
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A.I. Bias Rating :

4% Conservative

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*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -50% to 50% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

Policy Leaning:

19% Conservative

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*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -50% to 50% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

Politician Portrayal:

36% Negative


Bias Score Analysis:

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Policy Leaning Analysis:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 19% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Clean Energy
  • 1 negative sentiment for Non-renewable energy
  • 1 negative sentiment for The Green New Deal
  • 2 negative sentiments for Government Regulation


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 36% Negative and bias score of -36% Liberal:

1 negative sentiment and 1 positive sentiment for Ted Cruz
1 negative sentiment for Rick Perry
1 negative sentiment for Greg Abbott


Policies:

Clean Energy
Non-renewable energy
The Green New Deal
Government Regulation

Politicians:

Ted Cruz
Rick Perry
Greg Abbott

Sentiments

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19% "And if you watched Fox News, there was one culprit for all of this: green energy.""
-5% "The vast majority comes from thermal heat sources like natural gas, coal, and nuclear -- and all of those were utterly hobbled by the ..."
-12% "One of the primary issues, Oliver said, is that Texas runs on its own power grid separate from the rest of the country -- ..."
-24% "After also blasting the state's former governor, Rick Perry, for suggesting that Texans prefer blackouts to federal regulation, Oliver reiterated that thousands of Texans ..."
-32% "Texas Governor Greg Abbott also repeated the same argument on Sean Hannity's show by asserting that the situation demonstrated why the Green New Deal ..."


*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -50% to 50% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

69% : "And if you watched Fox News, there was one culprit for all of this: green energy.
45% : "The vast majority comes from thermal heat sources like natural gas, coal, and nuclear -- and all of those were utterly hobbled by the cold this week," Oliver said.
38% : One of the primary issues, Oliver said, is that Texas runs on its own power grid separate from the rest of the country -- a purposeful move by state leaders to avoid federal regulation.
26% : After also blasting the state's former governor, Rick Perry, for suggesting that Texans prefer blackouts to federal regulation, Oliver reiterated that "thousands of Texans are still struggling."
18% : Texas Governor Greg Abbott also repeated the same argument on Sean Hannity's show by asserting that the situation demonstrated why the Green New Deal would spell trouble in the long-run.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -50% to 50% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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