These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions and advocacy for progressive causes. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) is a left-leaning nonprofit advocacy group in the United States. CPD is a federation of groups with a stated goal to “envision and win an innovative pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda.” The organization is allied with teachers’ unions and has published studies criticizing charter schools.
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Funded by / Ownership
CPD is a nonprofit based in New York City. Donations derive revenue from notable donors, including the Bauman Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Democracy Alliance, and the Open Society Foundations.
Analysis / Bias
The Center for Popular Democracy advocates for progressive policies such as pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial, and economic justice initiatives. The website features a blog that displays minimal bias in headlines and articles but clearly favors a left perspective, such as this Overhauling Our Unemployment Insurance System.
In general, CPD holds a left-leaning progressive bias through story selection and advocacy. Further, they report news factually.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions and advocacy for progressive causes. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/12/2017) Updated (05/29/2022)
Last Updated on May 29, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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