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- Overall, we rate FaithWire right biased based on story selection and political affiliation. Further, we rate them mixed for factual reporting based on promoting anti-science positions.
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
FaithWire is a news and opinion website dedicated to Christian Conservative news. FaithWire was launched by the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) in 2016, which we rate as a Conspiracy-Pseudoscience source. It should be noted they are run independently of CBN and is focused more on news content.
Funded by / Ownership
Faithwire is owned by the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), which Televangelist Pat Robertson founded in 1961. Pat Robertson has made controversial and false claims throughout his long television career.
Analysis / Bias
In review, all articles favor right-leaning positions such as support for pro-life, anti-gay marriage, creationism, and most other political positions affiliated with Christian conservatism. FaithWire uses minimal loaded words in its articles and, for the most part, uses credible sourcing. Faithwire is strongly pro-Trump as evidenced by this article: President Trump Gives Encouraging Pro-Life Speech, Cites This Powerful Bible Verse.
Failed Fact Checks
- In 2019, California education authorities formulated a policy that, if implemented, would force parents to allow their children to be taught that “there are 15 genders.” – False
Overall, we rate FaithWire right biased based on story selection and political affiliation. Further, we rate them mixed for factual reporting based on promoting anti-science positions. (D. Van Zandt 10/30/2017) Updated (D. Van Zandt 10/20/2022)
Last Updated on October 20, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check