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.
- Defector is currently pending or under review. When deciding to evaluate a source we do a preliminary investigation to determine if the source qualifies for review. Qualifications include high traffic, popularity, controversy, strong bias, and the potential for false or misleading information.
About Page: Defector is an employee-owned sports and culture website brought to you by the former staffers of Deadspin. We write about sports, politics, TV, movies, science, weird shit that happens on the internet, and anything else that catches our attention because we believe that a good publication is one that reflects the genuine interests and obsessions of its staff.
Media Type: Website
Assessment Type: Traffic overview, Headlines, Background
Preliminary Assessment: High Credibility
Confidence of Initial Assessment: Medium
Failed Fact Checks: None in the Last 5 years
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Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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