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- Overall, we rate Egbertowillies.com Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that routinely favor a progressive perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
EgbertoWillies.com is a political blog run by Egberto Willies, a political activist, radio host, blogger, author, and ardent Liberal that believes tolerance is essential, according to his bio. EgbertoWillies.com has a section that directs readers to his articles published by Daily Kos, CNN, AlterNet, OpEd News, and Common Dreams. The website also features his books and radio shows. Egberto Willies appears on CNN iReporter as a frequent contributor.
Funded by / Ownership
Egberto Willies owns the website through Egberto Willies LLC, with revenue derived through advertising, donations, ad-free memberships, and a store that sells progressive-themed merchandise.
Analysis / Bias
The EgbertoWillies.com website features links to his podcasts, books, and news stories he writes for other publications mentioned above. The website also features commentary from Mr. Willies, such as this from a progressive perspective on Cory Booker: Cory Booker quits presidential race. Neoliberalism can destroy otherwise great candidates.
Editorially, all stories favor the progressive left and often criticize the establishment Democrats, such as this going after Biden to make deals with Obama strategist: Why McConnell loves Joe Biden, the filibuster, and the Trump Republican. While some may agree or disagree with this, it is an opinion that is left of the left-center. While this website is strongly left-biased, there is no evidence of false information, and hence they earn a High factual rating.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Egbertowillies.com Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that routinely favor a progressive perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing 8/17/2017) Updated (09/16/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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