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 information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Gay City News Left Biased based on editorial positions that favor the progressive left. 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: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2002, Gay City News is a New York City-based weekly newspaper serving the LGBTQ community. According to their about page, the “Gay City News is the city’s only LGBTQ newspaper, covering news, politics, health, crime, activism and advocacy, leadership, arts, and events around town.”
Funded by / Ownership
Schneps Media, a private New York City-based company, owns and publishes Gay City News. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Gay City News publishes news, politics, crime, art, and sports for the gay community in New York City. Articles and headlines sometimes contain moderately loaded emotional language such as this The Gender Issues Permeating PrEP. When it comes to sourcing, they reference interviews, police reports, and credible media outlets such as the Bay Area Reporter.
Under the “Perspectives” category, they publish opinion pieces and editorials that favor a progressive liberal perspective, such as this Overdue Diversity for Council’s LGBT Caucus and this Op-Ed: We Can’t End HIV Epidemic Without Gender-Affirming Care. In general, they publish fact-based news from a liberal perspective.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Gay City News Left Biased based on editorial positions that favor the progressive left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 03/26/2022)
Last Updated on April 10, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check