These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate Guns.com Right-Center biased and High for factual reporting.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
According to their about page: “Guns.com is a niche news website that publishes original reporting on the wide range of topics within the gun world. We publish Monday through Saturday. Our approach is to explore the topic of guns through the widest lens possible, to deliver these findings as fairly and accurately as possible, and to host the opinions and perspectives of our writers and readers as selflessly as possible.”
Funded by / Ownership
Guns.com does not disclose its funding, but it is apparent gun advertising is a major contributor based on advertising on the website.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Guns.com does exactly as stated on their about page. They report on guns, the industry, and the politics of gun ownership/control. Guns.com uses minimal loaded words, and they source all information appropriately. Politically, Guns.com favor the right through reporting that favors the GOP and pro-gun positions, but again this is well-sourced and fairly balanced.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Guns.com Right-Center biased and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 3/7/2018) Updated (12/09/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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