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 using appeal 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 clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
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.
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. National news is also derived from journalists as well as republishing from other sources such as the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded language in headlines such as this: Trump says he will end birthright citizenship via executive order. Editorially, The Boston Globe favors the left in both story selection and consistent Democratic candidate endorsements.
A factual search reveals that the Globe has never failed a fact check.
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 clean fact check record. (5/15/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 11/1/2018)