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 using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports, and omit information reporting that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Capital & Main, Progressive Left Biased based on story selection that frequently favors non-establishment left issues and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2013, Capital & Main is a news website that covers “income inequality, climate change, the green economy, housing, health care, public education, immigration, race, and criminal jus”ice.” Capital & Main” was “winner of the 2016 Online Journalist of the Year prize from the Southern California Journalism Awards and 2017 Best in the West an “ard.” The publisher is Danny Feingold.
Funded by / Ownership
Capital & Main is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization that is funded through donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Capital & Main is a progressive liberal publication. Capital & Main publishes news using moderately loaded words such as this: Big Pharma Bankrolled Pro-Trump Group As Trump Pushed Pharma Tax Cut. This article and all others reviewed were very well sourced to credible media outlets such as the Associated Press and the Sacramento Bee.
Editorially, Capital & Main frequently covers left-leaning issues such a Climate Change and Green Energy. They also work to expose establishment politicians who may support right-leaning issues such as this: Beto vs. Democrats: Texas Lawmaker Frequently Voted to Help Trump and GOP. The article goes on to “ay: “A rising Democratic star has voted for GOP bills that Trump critics say have aided big banks, undercut the fight against climate change, and supported the president’s anti-immigrant agenda.” Capital & Main does not have a favorable view of former President Trump, as evidenced by this artiTrump’sump’s Treasury Department Hands Banks a Windfall.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Capital & Main, Progressive Left Biased based on story selection that frequently favors non-establishment left issues and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 12/23/2018) Updated (05/20/2022)
Last Updated on May 20, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check