Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Fair Observer is an independent section 501(c)(3) nonprofit media organization in the United States that aims to inform and educate global citizens of today and tomorrow by providing context, analysis, and multiple perspectives on world news politics and economics, business, and culture. Fair Observer was founded by Atul Singh, an Indian-born former lawyer and university lecturer.
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Analysis / Bias
The Fair Observer provides original reporting and in-depth analysis of world news, politics, economics, business, and culture. There is the moderate use of loaded emotional language such as this Will the Azeem Rafiq Case Purge Britain of Racism? This story is sourced correctly, as is all content reviewed.
Editorially, the Fair Observer leans left with stories that favor a liberal perspective. For instance, in this story, they denigrate former President Trump for promoting hate Donald Trump and the “Kung Flu.” Other stories support immigration and promote the dangers of climate change The Vaccine Pushback Is Bad, But Wait for the Climate One. A review of dozens of articles generally indicates a left-leaning editorial bias and factual reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Fair Observer Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/13/2017) Updated (10/14/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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