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 appealing 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 Philly Voice Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor a liberal perspective. 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
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
They were founded in 2014 by Lexie Norcross, the daughter of George Norcross, an American businessman, and a Democratic Party organizer and power broker in New Jersey. The Philly Voice covers local news, culture, entertainment, and sports.
Funded by / Ownership
The Philly Voice is owned by WWB Holding LLC, with revenue generated through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Philly Voice covers local news, culture, entertainment, and sports through reporters. Articles and headlines use minimal loaded words such as this Philadelphia police to resume making arrests for nonviolent crimes the following pause due to COVID-19. This story is sourced adequately to The Hill. The website also covers politics with a left-leaning bias that frequently reports negatively on former President Trump; President Trump praises former Flyer Jeremy Roenick in wake hockey star’s NBC Sports firing.
Editorially, the Philly Voice leans moderately left, with most op-eds favoring the left and denigrating the right such as this: A message for the 47 percent of white Republicans bothered by hearing foreign languages. In general, news reporting is factual with moderate left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Philly Voice Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 5/3/2020) Updated (07/26/2022)
Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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