These media sources are moderate 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 information reporting 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 are Mostly Factual for reporting rather than High due to limited sourcing on some stories.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
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, and events, focusing 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-leaning opinion pieces and offers very little sourcing to support their claims.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Baltimore City Paper Left Biased based on left-leaning editorial positions that usually favor liberal causes and are Mostly Factual for reporting, rather than High due to limited sourcing on some stories. (M. Huitsing 8/20/2017) Updated (11/25/2023)
Last Updated on November 25, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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