These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate California Political Review strongly Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the right. We also rate them Mostly Factual, rather than High due to a lack of transparency.
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded over 20 years ago, The California Political Review is a website dedicated to California politics and especially spending and taxes. According to their about page “Our content is meant to be hard-hitting, solution-oriented and aims to hold legislators throughout the Golden State to higher standards and good governance principles to rebuild a vibrant economy, protect individual liberties and make California as business-friendly as possible.”
Funded by / Ownership
California Political Review lacks transparency as they do not clearly disclose ownership, though they do claim that the publisher is James V. Lacy. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the California Political Review covers California politics with a right-leaning bias in wording and story selection such as this Silicon Valley Is Moving to Texas and this Sanctuary Nation: Santa Clara County’s Toleration of Illegal-Immigrant Crime. This story is sourced from credible sources such as the Associated Press as well as Questionable sources such as the Center for Immigration Studies, which has been classified as a hate group. In general, the news is reported mostly factually and with a right-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate California Political Review strongly Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the right. We also rate them Mostly Factual, rather than High due to a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 1/13/2017) Updated (12/25/2020)