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 +972 Magazine Left-Center Biased based on the wording and editorial positions that lean left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH Country: Israel World Press Freedom Rank: Israel 88/180
According to their about page, +972 Magazine wasfounded in 2010 and it is a “blog-based magazine” which was created and is owned by a group of Israeli and Palestinian “journalists, bloggers, and photographers”. They state their goal as “to provide fresh, original, on-the-ground reporting and analysis of events in Israel and Palestine” The Editor-in-Chief is Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man and the Deputy Editor is former Haaretz Editor, Edo Konrad.
A complete list, including the Founding members and Board of Directors, can be viewed Here.
+972 Magazine reports,that according to Progressive German paper Die Tageszeitung’s (Taz) article, “the Israeli gov’t sent a seven-page letter to German Officials urging them to defund +972 Magazine,such as Grants from Heinrich Böll Foundation (affiliated with Germany’s Green Party), claiming that +972 Magazine goes against Israel’s interests because “the authors regularly accuse Israel of apartheid.”
A factual search reveals that +972 Magazine has not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate +972 Magazine Left-Center Biased based on the wording and editorial positions that lean left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (M. Huitsing 1/6/2019)