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 reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate the Cincinnati CityBeat Left Biased based on story selection that mostly favors the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1994, The Cincinnati CityBeat is an alternative weekly located in Cincinnati, Ohio. citybeat.com is the online domain covering local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the Cincinnati Area
Funded by / Ownership
The Cincinnati CityBeat is owned by Euclid Media Group, which owns several alternative newspapers in the USA. Revenue is derived from advertising.
Analysis / Bias
The Cincinnati CityBeat covers local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the Cincinnati Metro Area. Local news is generally reported via staff writers, with some in-depth pieces. Straight news uses minimally loaded words such as this: Fifty West Brewing Announces Reopening of Original Brewpub in Columbia Township. News stories are generally sourced through quotes, first-hand accounts, or hyperlinks.
Editorially, the Cincinnati CityBeat leans strongly left with progressive opinion/news pieces such as these: In Abortion Rights Victory, Kentucky Voters Shoot Down Constitutional Amendment and My Gift to my Grandson is to Sound the Alarm of the Impending Climate Disaster. Generally, story selection moderately favors the left, while opinion-oriented pieces use strong emotional wording to denigrate the right. Most information is sourced properly.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Cincinnati CityBeat Left Biased based on story selection that mostly favors the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 01/05/2023)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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