These media sources are moderately 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 the Political Tribune far-Left Biased based on story selection and wording that always favors the left and Mixed for factual reporting due to the heavy spin of information that changes the context of stories and two failed fact checks.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in July 2018, the Political Tribune, formerly the DC Tribune, is a news and opinion website with a significant left-leaning bias. According to their about page, “The Political Tribune is a news source focused on high-quality reporting, analysis, opinion, and truth. We bring you up-to-the-minute news on politics and occasionally a look back at past events when they fit the context of today.” Sheila Gouldman is the Editor-In-Chief Of Political Tribune.
In October 2019, they changed their name to the Political Tribune, with dctribune.org redirecting to politicaltribune.org. All content from DC Tribune is now found at the Political Tribune.
Funded by / Ownership
Addicting Info Enterprises own the Political Tribune. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Political Tribune exhibits overt left-wing bias through the extensive use of strong emotional wording. For example, Trump Sends The Most Ridiculous Message To His Supporters After Bomb Attack, Proves He’s Insane and Trump Responds To Deadly Mass Shooting At Synagogue In Most Disgusting Way, Americans Horrified. Although both stories are adequately sourced to credible information, a significant spin is employed through loaded language that denigrates the right.
In general, all stories on Political Tribune favor the left and denigrate the right, particularly former President Trump.
Failed Fact Checks
- U.S. President Donald Trump hired “fake nurses” to pose with him during his visit to Miami Valley Hospital following the August 2019 Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting. – FALSE
- The Trump family took seats reserved for guests with disabilities at the 74th session of the U.N. General Assembly. – FALSE
Overall, we rate the Political Tribune far-Left Biased based on story selection and wording that always favors the left and Mixed for factual reporting due to the heavy spin of information that changes the context of stories and two failed fact checks. (D. Van Zandt 10/27/2018) Updated (08/26/2022)
Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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