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Chicago Defender
Media Bias Rating

The Chicago Defender is one of the most trusted providers of news in not only the city of Chicago, but the state of Illinois. The Chicago Defender focuses primarily on information and events that cover the interests of the urban African American community with culturally relevant content not regularly serviced by mainstream media. The Chicago Defender was founded in 1905, and has since its conception garnered a monthly viewership of 117,500. The Chicago Defender recently celebrated its 115th Anniversary in 2020 and is the 2nd most widely read African-American Newspaper.

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Our A.I. media bias rating of Chicago Defender shows what policies Chicago Defender supports and opposes including Chicago Defender's conservative and liberal leanings based on analysis of three hundred of articles scanned daily using the latest data science and artificial intelligence technologies.
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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*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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The Analyst Bias Score is 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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News Source Ranking
Chicago Defender is ranked 25,391 among other media sources and has an average of 92,360 monthly visits according to Similar Web.
At Biasly, we rate political news articles from Chicago Defender using our Bias Meter technology to provide readers better insight into the conservative and liberal leanings present in today’s media. Here is a list of biases found in articles, political policies, and politician biases from Chicago Defender:

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