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 appealing to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports, and omit information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Brut.Media Left Biased based on editorial positions and story selection that consistently favors a progressive perspective. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting due to a lack of transparency in disclosing their progressive bias.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2016, Brut.Media is a French website that publishes videos on world news and events from a progressive liberal perspective. The website lacks transparency as they do not provide an about page; however, they list staff with Guillaume Lacroix as CEO and Publishing Director.
Funded by / Ownership
The private company Brut owns Brut.Media. Advertising, sponsored content, and video licensing generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Brut covers international news and politics through video production. Videos and headlines often contain moderately loaded language that favors the left, such as this AOC on violence against Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Most videos are originally produced and rely on first-person accounts, which is acceptable from a sourcing standpoint.
Editorially, most videos align with the progressive left through videos that portray conservatives negatively, such as this These Conservatives Oppose Restrictive Abortion Laws. In reviewing numerous videos, many promote social justice, environmentalism with concern for climate change and racial inequalities. They also hold negative views of capitalism, comparing it to addiction, The business of addiction. Finally, the website publishes interviews with political leaders and advocates who mostly align with the progressive left. In general, Brut publishes mostly fact-based content but lacks transparency by not disclosing their progressive left bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Brut.Media Left Biased based on editorial positions and story selection that consistently favors a progressive perspective. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting due to a lack of transparency in disclosing their progressive bias. (D. Van Zandt 3/09/2022)
Last Updated on May 15, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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