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 cursor.org as Left-Center biased based on story selection and editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to poor sourcing techniques and a lack of transparency.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MIXED
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Cursor.org is an online platform that aims to filter the daily influx of information and present readers with informative content. According to their About Us page, they claim the team at Cursor makes complex information understandable. The website aims to be a go-to source for a healthier lifestyle and a more productive professional career, covering topics like business trends, technology, money news, health, and lifestyle tips.
Funded by / Ownership
Ownership details for Cursor.org are not disclosed, making it difficult to assess any potential biases stemming from ownership. The site is funded through advertising, as ads are visible on the webpage.
Analysis / Bias
The article “The Controversy Surrounding Amazon’s Return-To-Office” maintains a mostly neutral tone but includes some wording that could be seen as biased. For instance, it suggests that Amazon is “attempting to justify its stance,” which could question the company’s motives. The article cites a Gallup survey and quotes individuals but lacks hyperlinks for verification, affecting its credibility.
Moving on to the second article, “The Pervasive Presence Of ‘Forever Chemicals’ In U.S. Tap Water,” discusses their impact and the government’s response. While it cites studies and mentions a settlement involving 3M, it doesn’t provide hyperlinks for these sources, which could question its factual accuracy.
Lastly, “Trump May Seek Republican Nomination in 2024”, discussing Trump’s potential 2024 run, includes a quote from an anonymous source calling Trump a “serial loser,” indicating a possible editorial bias. The article cites The Atlantic and other media but lacks hyperlinks for verification, making it hard to confirm the accuracy of the quotes. It quotes Newt Gingrich and Mary Trump, although it’s unclear how accurate these quotes are without external verification.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate cursor.org as Left-Center biased based on story selection and editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to poor sourcing techniques and a lack of transparency. (M. Huitsing 09/10/2023)
Last Updated on September 10, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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