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 the Boston Globe Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information and a reasonable fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1872, The Boston Globe is an American daily broadsheet newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Globe has been awarded 23 Pulitzer Prizes since 1966. The current editor is Brain McGrory. The Boston Globe is one of the largest newspapers in the USA.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Globe is owned by Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC and is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Boston Globe covers local news via journalists in the greater Boston area. The national news is also derived from journalists and republished from other sources such as the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded language in headlines: Trump says he will end birthright citizenship via executive order. Editorially, The Globe favors the left in both story selection and consistent Democratic candidate endorsements.
Failed Fact Checks
- Climate projections using models based on it [the water vapor feedback] have consistently failed – Unsupported
Overall, we rate the Boston Globe Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information and a reasonable fact check record. (5/15/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 04/29/2022)
Last Updated on May 15, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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