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Daily Source Bias Check: AL.com (Alabama News)

Al.com (Alabama News) Right Center BiasRIGHT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.

Factual Reporting: HIGH

Notes: AL.com is a news and information site based in Alabama-USA. AL.com is owned by the Alabama Media Group, which also owns The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times and Mobile’s Press-Register. The Alabama Media Group is then in turn owned by Advance Publications. The company dates to the early 1920s, and is owned by the Newhouse family. Donald Newhouse together with his brother Samuel “Si” Newhouse Jr. owns Advance Publications. The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Reddit are all produced by Advance Publications.  AL.com publishes Alabama news as well as national and international news.

In reviewing AL.com ‘s content, the headlines and articles use minimally loaded words and typically quote right leaning sources that are credible. Editorially, they have a moderate right wing bias and employ known right wing columnists, such as Cameron Smith who is Vice President of the R Street Institute, which is a conservative and libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C. Overall, we rate AL.com as right center biased and factual in reporting of news. (M. Huitsing 8/7/2017)

Source: http://www.al.com/

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