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 Earth First Journal far left biased based on extreme left environmental activism and anti-capitalism sentiments. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to not supporting the consensus of science in regards to GMOs
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Earth First! is a radical environmental advocacy group that emerged in the Southwestern United States in 1979. Earth First was the group responsible for tree spiking in the late 80s and early 90s that resulted in an injury when a saw blade shattered. Earth First continues to use sabotage tactics to “protect” the earth; however, they now have a policy of making sure humans will not be injured.
Funded by / Ownership
Earth First is funded through a subscription and donation model as well as a store that sells merchandise.
Analysis / Bias
The content of the journal is extreme left environmental activism and anti-capitalism. We could not find an instance of a failed fact check, but we did note that they do not support the consensus of science when it comes to GMOs.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Earth First Journal far left biased based on extreme left environmental activism and anti-capitalism sentiments. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to not supporting the consensus of science in regards to GMOs. (5/8/2017) Updated (D. Van Zandt 9/09/2021)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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