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Kentucky Bank Shooter's AR-15 Up For Auction After Killing Five

  • Bias Rating

    -2% Center

  • Reliability

    65% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    2% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    14% Positive

Bias Score Analysis

The A.I. bias rating includes policy and politician portrayal leanings based on the author’s tone found in the article using machine learning. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

54% : TMZ was the first to report the news on Wednesday morning, claiming that "firearms seized by law enforcement are required to be sold at auction."
53% : On Tuesday, law enforcement officials released CCTV footage and body camera footage from officers that appear to show the gunman in the lobby holding an AR-15-style rifle that law enforcement officials legally purchased.
43% : Law enforcement officials reportedly arrived on the scene within minutes and exchanged fire with the gunman, who was later identified as Connor Sturgeon.

*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 -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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