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 appeals 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 BlackPressUSA Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2001 by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), BlackPressUSA publishes news and opinion content from member publications of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, including the New York Amsterdam News, the St. Louis American, and the Afro-American in Baltimore. They also publish original content by staff writers.
The website features a tagline that reads “The Voice of the Black Community.”
Funded by / Ownership
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) owns and publishes BlackPressUSA. The NNPA is a Washington DC-based nonprofit that publishes more than 200 African-American-owned local papers. Advertising generates revenue for BlackPressUSA.
Analysis / Bias
BlackPressUSA publishes news and opinion content from other NNPA member publications and original content by staff. Many articles feature profiles on African-American leaders and entrepreneurs. News content is typically low-biased, such as this Snoop Dogg Buys Iconic Death Row Records Label. Stories rely on credible sourcing such as NBC News, The Washington Post, and Associated Press.
Editorially, they properly label opinion content under their commentary section. A review of op-eds indicates more favor the left, such as this OP-ED: January 6th, Voting Rights and the Tyranny Threatening America. When covering science matters such as Covid-19, they hold pro-science consensus views Vaccine Uptick found in African Americans, But Access and Misinformation Still Confounds Community. The news is generally reported factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate BlackPressUSA Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 02/17/2022)
Last Updated on February 17, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check