Atlanta Black Star

Last updated on July 28th, 2021 at 07:12 pm

Atlanta Black Star - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Progressive - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: Mostly Factual - Mostly Credible and 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 appealing 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 Atlanta Black Star Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual rather than High due to a failed fact check and mostly one-sided reporting.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 2012, The Atlanta Blackstar is a website that mainly focuses on the African American perspective regarding politics. The co-founders of Atlanta Black Star are Neil Nelson, Tracy Dornelly, and Andre Moore. According to their about page, “Atlanta Black Star is a narrative company. We publish narratives intentionally and specifically to enlighten and transform the world.”

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Funded by / Ownership

Diamond Diaspora Media, registered to Neil Nelson, owns the Atlanta Black Star. Advertising and donations generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

Editorially, they are sometimes balanced in presenting different political perspectives, such as this opinion piece where a writer supports preserving confederate monuments, which is a right-wing position, and this one where they are highly critical of Donald Trump. They also frequently report negatively on conservatives such as this ‘Shame on You’: Toyota Faces Calls for Boycott After It’s Reported That Company Donated to Republicans Who Objected to Certifying Presidential Election.

Articles and headlines contain moderately emotional wording such as this ‘We Suffer Disproportionately High Rates of Anxiety’: Why Brown Girl Jane Built a Business Around Providing CBD Products Specific to Black Women’s Wellness but is well-sourced. In general, Atlanta Black Star is mostly factual and reports with a left-leaning bias.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate Atlanta Black Star Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual rather than High due to a failed fact check and mostly one-sided reporting. (M. Huitsing 8/24/2017) Updated (7/28/2021)

Source: https://atlantablackstar.com/

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