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 reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Good Magazine Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that routinely favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Good is a quarterly magazine that was launched in 2006. The magazine covers a variety of topics that are geared toward positive social and environmental change.
Funded by / Ownership
Good Magazine is owned by Good Worldwide, which is a company with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Seattle that reports on businesses and non-profits. They also publish the website Upworthy. Revenue is generated through advertising, an online store, and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Good publishes news and commentary from a liberal/progressive perspective. Articles and headlines often use emotionally loaded wording that denigrates the right such as this Fox News uses the word ‘hate’ far more often than MSNBC or CNN. When reporting on conservatives they often present a negative tone such as this Trump denounced for falsely claiming presidential election victory.
Editorially, Good frequently reports in the environment with concern for climate change 416 PPM: Carbon in atmosphere hits new record high and no one is talking about it. Other positions held are pro-human rights, pro-choice and pro-science positions on Covid-19. In general, the news is reported factually and with a strong left-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Good Magazine Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that routinely favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/9/2016) Updated (11/21/2020)