What 'The Babylon Bee' Thinks Is So Funny About Liberals

Source: The New York Times - View Original Article
Published: Oct 11, 2020
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Bias Rating:

91% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 91% Conservative:

  • 1 negative sentiment for Black Lives Matter Protest


Policies:

Black Lives Matter Protest

Sentiments

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96% "When people find the Babylon Bee they go, 'Hey this comedy makes fun of everybody, but it's a little harder on the left, and ..."
93% "For many, that frustration with liberal culture is a more powerful unifying force than any problems with Mr. Trump.""
-85% "The comedy site, a conservative answer to 'The Onion,' used to have Trump squarely in its cross hairs.""
-87% "We are one hundred percent committed to making fun of Trump, he said, but he does not buy into the idea that Mr. Trump ..."
-89% "A recent example: CNN criticizes Israel, Arab Leaders for Shaking Hands in the Middle of a Pandemic.""
-91% "The Black Lives Matter protests and Colin Kaepernick.""


*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. 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:

9% : The Black Lives Matter protests and Colin Kaepernick.
96% : "It's mocking the pretensions of the powerful."
96% : "When people find the Babylon Bee they go, 'Hey this comedy makes fun of everybody, but it's a little harder on the left, and when it makes fun of the right it's not hateful.'
93% : Babylon Bee, which said it draws more than 8 million visitors a month, is somewhat of an anomaly.
93% : In the world of partisan media, the left has tended to dominate humor -- Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher -- while the right has favored radio shows fueled by outrage, giving rise to stars like Rush Limbaugh, Michael Savage and Sean Hannity.
93% : For many, that frustration with liberal culture is a more powerful unifying force than any problems with Mr. Trump.
15% : The comedy site, a conservative answer to 'The Onion,' used to have Trump squarely in its cross hairs.
13% : "We are one hundred percent committed to making fun of Trump," he said, but he does not buy into the idea that Mr. Trump is "exceptionally bad."
11% : It maps really clearly with Trump's conservatism," she said.
11% : Sarah Isgur, a Republican political adviser, said there used to be a sense that humor on the right just wasn't possible.
11% : A recent example: "CNN criticizes Israel, Arab Leaders for Shaking Hands in the Middle of a Pandemic.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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