Opposing Views

Opposing views - Right Center Bias - Republican - Conservative - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


RIGHT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate Opposing Views Right-Center biased based on story selection that moderately favors the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to poor sources such as the Daily Mail and sensationalized headlines.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 2001, Opposing Views (also known as OV) is an American digital news website headquartered in Los Angeles. According to their about page, “Opposing Views provides balanced coverage in an increasingly partisan media climate. We give an unfiltered look at politics, societal issues, international affairs, and culture to help you make informed decisions on what matters most.”

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Funded by / Ownership

Tikuno Media LLC owns Opposing Views. Advertising generates revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Opposing Views presents original and aggregated news articles from across the political spectrum, with the primary theme being sensationalized stories designed to garner clicks. Here are some sample headlines and stories:

Currently, most stories are published in their Society section, focusing on strange news and crime stories.

Editorially, Opposing Views often reports negatively on President Biden with loaded emotional headlines such as this: President Biden’s Outfit Turns Heads, Some Critics Call It ‘Unpresidential.’ The website also reports negatively on the left with stories such as this: Socialist Group That Pushes For $20 Minimum Wage Offers $13 In Job Ad. This story is sourced to the factually Mixed Newsmax. They support the consensus with human-influenced climate change, vaccinations, and GMOs when it comes to science.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate Opposing Views Right-Center biased based on story selection that moderately favors the right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to poor sources such as the Daily Mail and sensationalized headlines. (D. Van Zandt 5/15/2017) Updated (03/12/2022)

Source: https://www.opposingviews.com/

Last Updated on March 12, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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