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 appeals 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 Inverse Left-Center biased based on political story selection that favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Launched in 2015, Inverse is an American digital media company covering topics such as technology, science, and culture for a millennial audience.
Funded by / Ownership
Inverse is held by the Bustle Digital Group, owned by Bryan Goldberg. According to their about page, “Bustle Digital Group is the largest premium publisher reaching millennial women. Every month, nearly 80 million readers turn to Bustle Digital Group publications — Romper, Elite Daily, The Zoe Report, and Bustle — for impactful conversation around the interests and issues engaging women today.” According to the Wall Street Journal, Bustle has received funding of 50.5 million dollars from a variety of companies. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Inverse primarily provides original reporting on technology, science, culture, and entertainment. Articles contain minimally loaded language such as this THE FORGOTTEN FATHER OF SPACE STATION DESIGN. However, they utilize occasional loaded words such as Senate Democrats Win Vote to Save Net Neutrality, Squash Lousy FCC Plan when coving politics. All articles on Inverse a properly sourced to credible High factual media. Politically, story selection tends to favor the left “Roasting the Republicans’ Proposed Obamacare Replacement Is Now a Meme.” In general, information is factual and holds a left-leaning political bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Inverse Left-Center biased based on political story selection that favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 5/26/2018) Updated (02/02/2022)
Last Updated on February 2, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check