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 Citizen Truth Left-Center biased based on story selection that moderately favors the left and Mostly Factual for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Citizen Truth was founded in 2017. According to its about page, they are an “independent and alternative media organization dedicated to finding the truth, ending the left-right paradigm and widening the scope of viewpoints represented in media and our daily conversations.”
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not disclose ownership; however, Citizen Truth is funded through online advertising and donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Citizen Truth features citizen journalists from various backgrounds. Headlines and articles utilize moderately loaded emotional wording such as this: THE HYPOCRISY OF TRUMP ACCUSING CHINA OF ELECTION MEDDLING. However, all information in the articles is very well sourced to credible media outlets such as the BBC. Story selection, in general, favors the left; however, some right-wing perspectives are presented. Editorially, the majority of opinions favor the left.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Citizen Truth Left-Center biased based on story selection that moderately favors the left and Mostly Factual for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 10/7/2018) Updated (06/21/2022)
Last Updated on June 21, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check