Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

CLASP - Left Bias - Liberal - Democrat - Credible- ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT BIAS

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  • Overall, we rate The Center for Law, and Social Policy (CLASP) Left Biased based on editorial positions and story selection that favors the progressive left and strong political advocacy for social justice. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Launched in 1969, The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., that focuses on “advancing policy solutions to improve the lives of people with low incomes.” Their about page describes their founding purpose as “promoting racial and economic justice and opportunity from vision to policy to practice.” Bruce Terris, James Moorman, Geoffrey Cowan, and Charles Halpern are the founders

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Funded by / Ownership

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) work is supported primarily by donors. Here is their donate page and various donation options. Nonprofit evaluator Charity Navigator has awarded The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) a four-star “Exceptional” rating. A 4-star rating means The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) “Exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its Cause,” and donors can “Give with Confidence” to this charity. Please view detailed financial, accountability, and transparency reports here. Please see The Board of trustees list here. Their website also provides 990 Tax Forms and financial audits.

Analysis / Bias

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) republishes articles from sources such as Business Insider and Duke Chronicle, “N.C. Senators Burr and Tillis propose bill to prevent Biden administration from forgiving student loan debt.” They also publish briefs with emotionally loaded headlines such as “Trump Administration Immigration Policies Are Harming Children and Families in the Carolinas.”  

Right-leaning Influence Watch criticizes The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) for “promoting LGBTQ-themed sex education,” with articles such as “How Queer Visibility Threatens White Power.” 

In general, The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) articles are fact-based but typically favor the left and portray the right negatively.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate The Center for Law, and Social Policy (CLASP) Left Biased based on editorial positions and story selection that favors the progressive left and strong political advocacy for social justice. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing 08/05/2022)

Source:: clasp.org/

Last Updated on August 5, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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