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 them Left-Center biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to a failed fact check without proper correction.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MIXED CREDIBILITY
According to their About page “Affinity Magazine serves a purpose of showcasing the voices of aspiring teen journalists. Mixing pop culture with social justice and politics, Affinity amplifies the voices of teens – regardless of age, gender, race, and sexual orientation.” The Editor-in-Chief is Evelyn V. Woodsen.
Funded by / Ownership
The website is owned by Evelyn Woodsen and is funded through online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Affinity Magazine has a left-leaning bias in reporting with most articles favoring issues that are affiliated with the left. There is the moderate use of loaded words, especially when reporting on Donald Trump. Affinity Magazine is sourced from credible media outlets that are typically factual.
A factual search reveals that Affinity Magazine has failed a fact check by an IFCN fact-checker. They also did not correct the article after the fact.
Overall, we rate them Left-Center biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to a failed fact check without proper correction. (D. Van Zandt 8/19/2017) Updated (8/21/2018)