These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals 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 as 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.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded over 20 years ago, The California Political Review is a website dedicated to California politics, 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 claim that the publisher is James V. Lacy. 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 and Questionable sources such as the Center for Immigration Studies, which has been classified as a hate group. The news is generally reported mostly factually and with a right-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate California Political Review as 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 (05/13/2022)
Last Updated on May 17, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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