Democracy Journal

Last updated on July 18th, 2021 at 08:20 am

Democracy Journal - Left Bias - Liberal - Progressive - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT BIAS

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 information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.

  • Overall, we rate Democracy Journal Left Biased based on advocacy for progressive policy and story selection that usually favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Journal
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 2006 by Kenneth Baer and Andrei Cherny, Democracy Journal is a quarterly journal of progressive and liberal politics and culture. According to their about page, “we seek breakthrough thinking on the concepts and approaches that respond to the central transformations of our time: the breakdown of the ladder of upward mobility; the promise and problems of an information-based, globalized economy; new national security threats which cross old boundaries and defy old assumptions from jihadist terrorism and nuclear proliferation to climate change, pandemics, and poverty; and a society where people work and live in new and different ways.” The current editor is Michael Tomasky.

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Funded by / Ownership

Democracy Journal is owned by Democracy: A Journal of Ideas Inc. Revenue is derived through subscriptions, advertising, and donations.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Democracy Journal publishes political news, commentary, and analysis from a progressive liberal perspective. Articles and headlines contain moderately loaded emotional language such as this Looking Ahead: Enforcement For the Many, Not the Few. This story is properly sourced to the New York Times, ProPublica, and various .gov sources. Story selection mostly favors the progressive left and is usually critical of conservatives and President Trump, such as this Can the Constitution Survive Trump? When it comes to the sourcing of information, the Democracy Journal uses credible sources.

Editorially, they favor Democratic, progressive policy such as strong worker rights through unions, Pro-science climate change positions, and racial equality How the Decline of Unions Has Increased Racial Inequality. In general, the news and information provided are factual and presented with a progressive left bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate Democracy Journal Left Biased based on advocacy for progressive policy and story selection that usually favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/28/2020) Updated (7/18/2021)

Source: https://democracyjournal.org/

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