Green Left Weekly – Bias and Credibility

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Green Left Weekly - Left Bias - Liberal - Progressive - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


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 Green Left Weekly as strongly Left Biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to poor sourcing.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: Australia
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic


Green Left Weekly is an Australian socialist newspaper written by progressive activists to “present the views excluded by the big business media.” Subjects frequently covered by the Green Left Weekly include workers’ rights, refugees, women’s rights, global warming, environmental destruction, Australian Aboriginal land rights, and interventionist foreign policy.

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Funded by / Ownership

Green Left Media does not disclose ownership on its website. The website is funded through a combination of subscriptions and donations.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Green Left Weekly covers local, national, and international news and provides left-leaning analysis and debate to strengthen the anti-capitalist and socialist movements. There is moderate use of loaded words in headlines and articles that exclusively favor the left. Green Left Weekly typically sources their information correctly from credible sources; however other times, they do not source at all.

Editorially, Green Left Weekly favors socialist positions such as worker’s rights, LGBTQ rights, and environmental protection. Most content is fact-based but entirely one-sided and poorly sourced.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate Green Left Weekly as strongly Left Biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to poor sourcing and a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 12/14/2017) Updated (12/02/2022)


Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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