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 using appeal 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 CleanTechnica Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor the left. 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
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2008, CleanTechnica.com provides news and information about the future of clean technology. They also offer discounts on solar energy. According to their mission, “Our mission at CleanTechnica is to catalyze the clean tech revolution through industry coverage with journalistic integrity.”
Funded by / Ownership
CleanTechnica is not clear on ownership as they do not easily disclose who owns the website. On their invest page, they disclaim they are “privately owned by just three guys”, but do not name these guys. Revenue appears to be derived through clearly disclosed advertising and donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, CleanTechnica primarily reports on clean energy and scientific innovation in the field of energy. Articles and headlines typically do not contain loaded emotional language such as this From Wet Waste To Flight: Scientists Announce Fast-Track Solution For Net-Zero-Carbon Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Articles are properly sourced to credible media outlets. In general, they are low biased in wording but politically align with the left due to support for clean energy.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate CleanTechnica Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/14/2017) Updated (3/17/2021)