Last updated on October 1st, 2020 at 08:47 am
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 Capitalism Magazine Right-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that mostly favor the right (Libertarian). We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting, rather than High, due to a lack of transparency despite utilizing proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1998, Capitalism Magazine is an Objectivist Libertarian-leaning website that promotes the virtues of capitalism. According to their about page, “Capitalism Magazine is an online magazine that publishes articles, news and opinion pieces primarily of interest to advocates of capitalism.” The current editor is Mark Da Cunha.
Funded by / Ownership
Capitalism Magazine does not disclose ownership on the website, however, they are owned by the Bahamas-based company Bahamas 2000, Ltd. Revenue appears to be primarily derived through donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Capitalism Magazine publishes news and information from an Objectivist Libertarian perspective. Original reporting often contains loaded emotional wording such as this: Elizabeth Warren’s “Accountable Capitalism” Is More Dangerous Than Bernie Sander’s “Democratic Socialism”. This article is properly sourced to credible sources of information. While the majority of stories are critical of the left, they also occasionally report negatively on conservatism and President Trump such as this: Immigration Is Great: A Big Win for America. The website features many prominent Libertarian writers such as John Stossel and Thomas Sowell. In general, Capitalism Magazine holds right-leaning views when it comes to free-market economics, the Second Amendment, and disdain for liberal economic policies. They also hold left-leaning views when it comes to personal liberty such as support for gay marriage, marijuana legalization, and immigration.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Capitalism Magazine Right-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that mostly favor the right (Libertarian). We also rate them High for factual reporting due to utilizing proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/8/2019) Updated (9/21/2020)