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Boston's NPR news station WBUR is dedicated to producing top-quality journalism live, online, on-demand, and on stage, owned by Boston University. Its purpose is to serve the public, tell the truth, and improve lives. Weekly listenership for WBUR is 7 million listeners nationwide. Its online news presence can be found at wbur.org and has an average of 2.1 million monthly visits. It ranked 384 among other music and radio sources.
WBUR is ranked N/A among other media sources and has an average of N/A monthly visits according to Similar Web.
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WBUR has a Bias Score of -16% Somewhat Liberal which is based on a variety of factors including its policy and politician leanings, article ratings, and the use of biased language. Its Reliability is rated as Fair, and additional analytical insights are available in the other tabs.

  • Bias Rating

    -16% Somewhat Liberal

  • Policy Leanings

    6% Center

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    Fair Reliability

    *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.

  • Politician Portrayal

    70% negative

Ratings are based on recent news using data science and A.I. technology.