These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate Merion West Least Biased based on diverse editorial perspectives that cover right, left, and center. 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
Founded in 2016, Merion West is a political and commentary magazine based in Philadelphia. Merion West offers different perspectives on politics, economics, and cultural articles and interviews from across the political spectrum. They describe themselves as “nonpartisan and publish critical commentary and in-depth interviews from across the political spectrum.” Erich J. Prince and Henri Mattila are the founders and Erich J. Prince is also the editor of the magazine.
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Analysis / Bias
In review, Merion West publishes political commentary from both Left and the Right perspectives. Further, these articles are always well-sourced and free of loaded language such as this Rep.-elect Carolyn Bourdeaux: Why She Ran, and Hope for the Future. In short, this is a very well written news source with in-depth articles. Although Merion West publishes articles that favor the right or the left, they are presenting both sides which is important for unbiased reporting. Further, they label articles based on whether they are from a Right, Left, or Center perspective.
Editorially, they cover a wide range of topics and positions that represent multiple viewpoints. In general, information is factual and presented with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Merion West Least Biased based on diverse editorial perspectives that cover right, left, and center. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (7/21/2017) Updated (M. Huitsing 12/20/2020)