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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Notes: Founded in 1918, The Commonwealth Fund is a private U.S. foundation whose stated purpose is to “promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable and the elderly.” It is active in a number of areas related to health care and health policy. It is led by David Blumenthal, M.D.
“The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.”
In review, The Commonwealth Fund generally promotes access to healthcare for all. There isn’t use of loaded and language and all information is properly sourced to low biased and scientific sources. There is a left leaning bias politically as the support universal healthcare, which is considered the policy of progressive democrats.
Overall, we rate The Commonwealth Fund Left-Center biased and High for factual reporting. (5/16/2016) Updated (4/29/2018)
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