Daily Source Bias Check: People for the American Way (PFAW)


People for the American Way - Left BiasLEFT BIAS

These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation.  They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.

Factual Reporting: HIGH

Notes: People For the American Way (PFAW) is a progressive advocacy group in the United States. Organized as a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization, PFAW was registered in 1981 by the television producer Norman Lear. PFAW was founded in opposition to the publicized agenda of the Moral Majority, a formerly prominent and influential American political organization associated with the Christian right.

In review, People for the American Way (PFAW) is an organization that supports progressive causes such as civil rights. PFAW has a blog that reports news with a left wing bias as most information favors the left. There is minimal use of loaded words and the blog posts are well sourced to credible media. There isn’t evidence of any failed fact checks by this organization. Overall, we rate PFAW Left Biased based on story selection that favors the left and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 12/28/2017)


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1 Comment on Daily Source Bias Check: People for the American Way (PFAW)

  1. PFAW is liberal, in a Democrat Party sense — certainly not to the left. They market to middle class liberals and promote Democrat politicians. It’s about Standing in Solidarity to maintain the status up of the more fortunate, within our viciously competitive capitalist system.

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