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 Cleveland Scene 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 1970, Cleveland Scene is an alternative weekly located in Cleveland, Ohio. clevescence.com is the online domain covering local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the Cleveland Area
Funded by / Ownership
Cleveland Scene is owned by Euclid Media Group, which owns several alternative newspapers in the USA. Revenue is derived from advertising.
Analysis / Bias
Cleveland Scene covers local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the Cleveland Metro Area. Local news is generally reported via staff writers, with some in-depth pieces. Straight news uses minimally loaded words such as this: The Nauti Mermaid Has Closed After Nearly 20 Years in Business. News stories are generally sourced through quotes, first-hand accounts, or hyperlinks.
Editorially, Cleveland Scene leans strongly left with progressive opinion/news pieces such as these: While In Effect, Ohio’s Abortion Ban Led to Chaos, Suffering, and Worse Health Care, Doctor Says and Foiled Plot Against Michigan Governor Shows Far-Right Domestic Terrorism is a Threat — And the Calls Are Coming From Inside the White House. 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 Cleveland Scene 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 01/13/2023)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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