Last updated on July 7th, 2020 at 04:57 pm
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 the Philadelphia Tribune Left-Center biased based editorial bias that slightly favors the left and High for factual reporting due to the use of proper sources.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
The Philadelphia Tribune is the oldest continuously published African-American newspaper in the United States. It was founded in 1884 by Christopher J. Perry. Throughout its history, The Philadelphia Tribune has been committed to the social, political, and economic advancement of African Americans in the Greater Philadelphia region. The Tribune has received the John B. Russwurm Award as “Best Newspaper” in the country seven times since 1995. Robert W. Bogle is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of The Philadelphia Tribune.
Funded by / Ownership
According to their about page the Philadelphia Tribune is privately held and funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Philadelphia Tribune uses minimal loaded words in their headlines, and all information is sourced to credible media outlets such as the Associated Press or through local journalists. Story selection very slightly favors the left and editorially there is a left leaning bias in opinions. A factual search reveals they have never failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate the Philadelphia Tribune Left-Center biased based editorial bias that slightly favors the left and High for factual reporting due to the use of proper sources. (D. Van Zandt 6/12/2018)