Esquire Magazine

Esquire - Left Bias - Liberal - Progressive - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


LEFT BIAS

These media sources are moderate 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 Esquire Left Biased based on story selection and editorials that favor the left and denigrate the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to failed fact checks and hyper-partisan wording that can be misleading.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY

History

Esquire is an American men’s magazine and website published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States that was founded in 1933. They cover various topics, including entertainment, fashion, and politics.

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Funded by / Ownership

Esquire is owned by Hearst Communications, which owns more than 300 media outlets across the United States, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, and Cosmopolitan. Subscriptions, display ads, sponsored content, and the sale of products from affiliate marketers generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Esquire publishes information and stories geared toward men. Staff writes content, and some stories are derived from other Hearst properties. When reporting political news, Esquire uses strong loaded language that usually favors the left, such as this: The Koch Money Was a Primary Vector for the Prion Disease That’s Infected the Republican Party. This story is properly sourced to the New York Times and New Yorker.

Editorially, Esquire does not separate commentary articles from general news; however, virtually all reporting on former President Trump and his administration is negative. For example, these:

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate Esquire Left Biased based on story selection and editorials that favor the left and denigrate the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to failed fact checks and hyper-partisan wording that can be misleading. (D. Van Zandt 11/3/2016) Updated (06/30/2022)

Source: https://www.esquire.com

Last Updated on June 30, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources