These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are transparent that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive. See all Satire sources.
- Overall, we rate the Borowitz Report a left-biased Satire website based on proper disclaimers that the information is satire.
Bias Rating: LEFT-SATIRE
Factual Reporting: N/A
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: N/A
The Borowitz Report is a satirical column from the New Yorker, written by Andy Borowitz. Andy Borowitz is an American writer, comedian, satirist, and actor. Borowitz is a New York Times-bestselling author who won the first National Press Club award for humor.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Borowitz Report is owned and published by the left-leaning New Yorker magazine. The New Yorker generates revenue through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
The Borowitz Report is a political satire source that pokes fun at conservatives such as this Dr. Oz Hopes to Replace Rand Paul as Biggest Quack in Senate. In general, all Borowitz stories favor the left and denigrate the right, but every article disclaims the satirical nature of the content.
Overall, we rate the Borowitz Report a left-biased Satire website based on proper disclaimers that the information is satire. (D. Van Zandt 1/24/2018) Updated (04/29/2022)
Last Updated on May 15, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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