These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate Inside Philanthropy Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Inside Philanthropy is a news website about large philanthropic foundations and wealthy donors, created by David Callahan in 2013. It aims to increase oversight and transparency in large-scale philanthropy. The site has been noted for naming wealthy people who Inside Philanthropy considers as scoring relatively poorly on “relative generosity”, or percentage of wealth that a person has given away, even if they still give out a comparatively large amount of money in absolute terms.
Funded by / Ownership
Inside Philanthropy is owned by David Callahan. Revenue is derived through subscription fees and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Inside Philanthropy presents news and information with a left-center bias as most issues covered favor the left. Inside Philanthropy properly sources their information and tends to use minimal loaded words. They also have a negative view of President Donald Trump and the effect he will have on philanthropy.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date. In fact, they are frequently used as a source by IFCN fact-checkers.
Overall, we rate Inside Philanthropy Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/15/2017) Updated (4/27/2020)