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 New Politics Magazine Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that favor a Marxist perspective. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency with ownership and poor sourcing techniques.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1961, New Politics is an independent socialist journal that publishes news and commentary from a Democratic Socialist perspective. According to their about page, New Politics is an “independent socialist forum for dialogue and debate on the left. It is committed to the advancement of the peace and anti-intervention movements. It stands in opposition to all forms of imperialism, and is uncompromising in its defense of feminism and affirmative action.”
Funded by / Ownership
New Politics lacks transparency as they do openly disclose ownership. Revenue is derived through donations, subscription fees, and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, New Politics reports news from a progressive democratic perspective with the use of loaded emotional language such as this The Border’s COVID-19 Pandemic: Crisis Upon Crisis. This story is republished from The American Program. Story selection always favors the left such as this Protests over George Floyd’s Murder Open National Debates on Racism, while frequently denigrating the right such as this Protests Against Racism; LBGTQ Pride; Continuing Crisis; Trump’s Decline. This story is not sourced at all.
Editorially, all stories favor the left and some are not sourced properly.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate New Politics Magazine Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that favor a Marxist perspective. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency with ownership and poor sourcing techniques. (D. Van Zandt 8/17/2016) Updated (7/9/2020)