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Smollett's grandmother asks judge not to send him to prison

Mar 11, 2022 View Original Article
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    -4% Center

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  • Politician Portrayal

    20% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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50% : Smollett's attorneys also read aloud letters from other supporters, including an organizer with Black Lives Matter, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and LaTanya and Samuel L. Jackson that asked Cook County Judge James Linn to consider the case's effect on Smollett's life and career and to avoid any confinement as part of his sentence.

*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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