These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate the Baltimore City Paper Left Biased based on left leaning editorial positions that usually favor liberal causes and Mostly Factual for reporting, rather than High due to limited sourcing on some stories.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Baltimore City Paper, founded in 1977, is a free alternative weekly newspaper published in Baltimore, Maryland. The paper folded in 2017, due to the collapse of advertising revenue income to print media. City Paper Online Edition is still in existence.
Funded by / Ownership
Baltimore Sun Media Group is the owner. The City Paper is funded through an advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
Baltimore City Paper reports on concerts, visual arts, restaurants, events, with a focus on Baltimore City and Baltimore County. There are also several political and advice columns. Its editorials generally tend to lean left utilizing loaded headlines such as “Charlottesville and the shattering of America.” The Baltimore City Paper primarily writes left wing opinion pieces and offer very little sourcing to support their claims.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate the Baltimore City Paper Left Biased based on left leaning editorial positions that usually favor liberal causes and Mostly Factual for reporting, rather than High due to limited sourcing on some stories. (M. Huitsing 8/20/2017) Updated (10/16/2019)