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 Carolina Public Press Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Carolina Public Press is North Carolina’s first online nonprofit news organization to be devoted to original, enterprise-level, in-depth, and investigative journalism in the public interest. It’s also the only news organization in Western North Carolina to have credentialed journalists working in Raleigh as part of the Capitol Press Corps reporting on N.C. General Assembly.
Funded by / Ownership
Carolina Public Press is an independent nonprofit that is funded through donations and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Carolina Public Press conducts investigative journalism on state government and reports on local and state interest news. Reporting is original that often does not use loaded emotional language such as this Walmart closure, pandemic worsen struggles in Anson County. This story like most is properly sourced to local media outlets such as newspapers and government records. They do not typically report on national politics unless it involves NC.
Editorially, Carolina Public Press moderately favors the left such as this NC environmental advocates: Trump changes ‘eviscerating’ protections and NC House votes to override budget veto as surprised Democrats cry foul. In general, the news is reported factually and with moderate left-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Carolina Public Press Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact check record. (1/24/2017) Updated (D. Van Zandt 1/2/2021)