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Three migrants drowned after Texas's attempt to seize control of the border

  • Bias Rating

    -12% Somewhat Liberal

  • Reliability

    85% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    -18% Somewhat Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    62% Negative

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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-34% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

46% : These incidents do not occur in a vacuum; they're part of Gov. Abbott's long history of anti-immigration sentiment -- which, as I reported Friday, recently included telling a right-wing radio host that the only thing Texas officials weren't doing to stop migrants crossing into the state is "shooting people...because, of course, the Biden administration would charge us with murder.
45% : "A spokesperson for Customs and Border Protection said in a statement officials "are saddened by tragic migrant drownings in Eagle Pass" and "remain gravely concerned by actions that prevent the U.S. Border Patrol from performing their essential missions of arresting individuals who enter the United States unlawfully and providing humanitarian response to individuals in need.

*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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