Commonweal Magazine

Commonweal Magazine - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

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 appeals 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 Commonweal Magazine Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately align with the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1924, Commonweal Magazine is a progressive American Catholic journal of opinion, edited and managed by lay Catholics, headquartered in The Interchurch Center in New York City. It is the oldest independent Roman Catholic journal of opinion in the United States.

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Funded by / Ownership

Commonweal is published by the nonprofit Bainum Family Foundation, formerly the Commonweal Foundation. Donations and subscription fees generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Commonweal Magazine publishes news and opinion with minimally loaded language and proper sourcing to credible media such as this Learning from Las Hermanas. Although Commonweal is anti-abortion due to Catholic beliefs, they are progressive on other issues such as human rights, climate change, income inequality, etc.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate Commonweal Magazine Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately align with the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/24/2018) Updated (07/15/2022)

Source: https://www.commonwealmagazine.org

Last Updated on July 15, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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