Daily Source Bias Check: GlobalPost

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Global Post - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal 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 liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate GlobalPost Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

The GlobalPost is an online US digital journalism company that focuses on international news founded on January 12, 2009 by Philip S. Balboni and Charles M. Sennott.  GlobalPost has syndication agreements with PBS and CBS. As part of the PBS partnership, Global Post correspondents began producing video segments for airing on The PBS NewsHour.

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Funded by / Ownership

GlobalPost is owned by Global News Enterprises, LLC, and is a part of Pubic Radio International (PRI). Revenue is derived through donations and advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the GlobalPost covers a wide range of original news with minimal use of loaded language such as this In Myanmar, underground poetry nights build bridges between Rohingya and Burmese writers. This story, like all others reviewed, are sourced to credible media outlets such as Reuters and Human Rights Watch. Editorially, most stories favor the left and take anti-authoritarian views such as Chinese reactions to Trump and Biden are mixed. In general, the news is reported factually, with a left-leaning editorial bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None to date

Overall, we rate GlobalPost Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/3/2016) Updated (9/30/2020)

Source: http://www.pri.org/programs/globalpost

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