These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate Check Your Fact, Right-Center Biased based on fact check selection that slightly favors the Right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and adherence to credible fact-checking principles.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Check Your Fact (CYF) is a part of the Daily Caller website and became an accepted signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network on February 19, 2019. According to their about page, their “Mission is a non-partisan one. We’re loyal to neither people nor parties — only the truth. And while the fact-checking industry continues to grow, there are still countless assertions that go unchecked. We exist to fill in the gaps.”
Funded by / Ownership
According to their about page: “Check Your Fact is a for-profit, independent news product of The Daily Caller. We generate revenue for our mission through advertising. Decisions about what to investigate and our conclusions are guided only by our journalists.”
Analysis / Bias
In review, CYF tends to select fact checks more favorable to the Right. For example, they are more likely to select a True statement by a Republican and a False statement by a Democrat. This conveys a right-leaning bias but does not diminish the quality and veracity of the fact check.
CYF uses appropriate neutral language in headlines and articles such as this: FACT CHECK: DOES THE DEATH TAX ONLY APPLY TO ESTATES WORTH MORE THAN $11 MILLION?. Like all credible fact-checkers, they utilize proper sources and experts within the field to validate the claim they are fact-checking. In general, they are reliable fact-checker that favors the right but produces accurate fact-checking.
Failed Fact Checks
- As an accepted signatory of the IFCN, Media Bias Fact Check utilizes CYF to verify factual reporting of the sources we review.
Overall, we rate Check Your Fact, Right-Center Biased based on fact check selection that slightly favors the Right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and adherence to credible fact-checking principles. (D. Van Zandt 8/9/2018) Updated (06/10/2022)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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