These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate Country Living Least Biased based on apolitical reporting. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1978, Country Living is a home and American lifestyle magazine that focuses on home decor, DIY tips, style, and home renovation.
Funded by / Ownership
Hearst Magazines Digital Media, a unit of Hearst Magazines, publishes and owns Country living. Hearst owns newspapers, magazines, television channels, and television stations, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, and Esquire. According to Open Secrets, Hearst donated 70% to Republican candidates and causes in 2020. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
Country Living publishes news and information on home decor, DIY tips, country lifestyle, and renovations with minimal bias, such as this How to Plant a Fall Garden. The information in articles is properly sourced to credible media outlets.
Editorially, Country Living does not report on politics, but they report on politicians related to the theme of country living. For example, they report favorably on Joe Biden, such as this Joe Biden Consoled Meghan McCain in a Deeply Moving Moment on The View. When reporting on former President Trump, they usually maintained a neutral tone such as this The White House Releases the Christmas Portrait of Donald and Melania Trump. In general, Country Living is fact-based and apolitical.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Country Living Least Biased based on apolitical reporting. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 9/19/2021)
Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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