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 Dodo Left Biased based on story selection that routinely favors the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting due to misleading headlines and a failed fact check.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2014, The Dodo is an American online publisher focused on animals and animal rights issues that are headquartered in New York City, USA.
Funded by / Ownership
The Dodo is owned by Group Nine Media, an American digital media holding company based in New York City. The company comprises the Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo, and Seeker. The website primarily derives revenue from online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Dodo publishes feel-good stories about animals such as this: 5 Reasons Why Big Dogs Are The Best. Besides feel-good stories, they also report on animals that are threatened by extinction, such as this: Last Rhino Of His Kind Gets Armed Protection. In between articles about wildlife, there are very cute stories such as this.
Regarding politics, this source has a strong left-leaning bias that is often opposed to former President Trump, such as this: Trump Defends His Sons’ Sick Hobby Of Killing Innocent Animals. In general, story selection always favors the left and denigrates the right through loaded emotional language.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate The Dodo Left Biased based on story selection that routinely favors the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting due to misleading headlines and a failed fact check. (D. Van Zandt 6/7/2019) Updated (03/27/2023)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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