Oil and Water Don’t Mix

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LEFT-CENTER BIAS

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 Oil and Water Don’t Mix as Left-Center biased based on environmental advocacy. 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
Country:USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type:Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity Estimate:Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating:HIGH CREDIBILITY
Source URL:https://www.oilandwaterdontmix.org/

History

Founded in 2013, Oil and Water Don’t Mix is a number of organizations and citizens across Michigan who are working to keep oil out of the Great Lakes. According to their about page “A number of organizations and citizens across Michigan are working to keep oil out of the Great Lakes and spur a transition to a clean energy economy.”

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Funded by / Ownership

Oil and Water Don’t Mix is published by the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities and donations are accepted at the Michigan Environmental Council. The website does not contain advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Oil and Water Don’t Mix advocate for green energy and limiting oil pollution of the Great Lakes. The website provides information on oil pollution problems as well as ways to support their effort. They also offer a news page that reports information on threats to the Great Lakes and Michigan such as this From Canada Comes the Truth about Enbridge’s Line 5: It’s not about Michigan’s Energy Needs. Information is usually well sourced to credible media outlets. In general, the news is reported factually and with a left-leaning bias in favor of environmental regulations.

Failed Fact Checks

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Overall, we rate Oil and Water Don’t Mix as Left-Center biased based on environmental advocacy. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.  (D. Van Zandt 2/14/2017) Updated (2/26/2021)

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