These media sources are moderately 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 using appeal 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 Call to Activism Left Biased based on liberal/progressive activism. We also rate them Medium Credibility and Mostly Factual rather than High due to a lack of transparency with ownership and funding.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic (Social Media)
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2017, Call to Activism generates liberal/progressive memes designed to be shared on social media. According to their about page “With Facebook memes that reach up to 50 million Americans a month, CALL TO ACTIVISM informs and impacts change. We are a group of concerned citizens and social media practitioners that strive to counter Right-Wing lies with indisputable facts and decency.”
The website completely lacks transparency as they do not disclose ownership or names of the people involved.
Funded by / Ownership
Call to Activism lacks transparency as they do not disclose ownership or funding. An online shop selling branded merchandise generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The website lacks content and instead links directly to their Facebook page where they share the memes they create. As of this review, the Facebook page has over 800K followers. The memes produced by Call to Activism are hyperpartisan favoring the left and often denigrating the right such as this:
Although their memes are sensationalized we cannot find any instances of failed fact checks despite being checked numerous times.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date.
Overall, we rate Call to Activism Left Biased based on liberal/progressive activism. We also rate them Medium Credibility and Mostly Factual rather than High due to a lack of transparency with ownership and funding. (D. Van Zandt 5/1/2021)