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 appeals 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 politics.co.uk Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that mostly favor the labour party. 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: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2002, politics.co.uk is a website providing commentary and analysis regarding British politics. According to their about page, “We have always been politically impartial and with no editorial agenda – although with purely opinion-based content this may not have always been immediately apparent.”
Funded by / Ownership
Senate Media owns and publishes politics.co.uk. William Bracken is the editor of the site and the largest individual shareholder. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Politics.co.uk publishes original reporting through journalists covering British politics. The site also covers day-to-day parliamentary proceedings using video clips. They also rely on interview videos published in its “Insights” section.
Articles and headlines are typically low biased, usually quoting the source such as this Second round of nurse strikes ‘unjustifiable and unnecessary’, says health minister. Other stories reviewed also rely on credible first-hand accounts and media sources. The website also provides in-depth analysis articles like this, What would a David Miliband comeback mean for Starmer’s Labour party?
Editorially, politics.co.uk appropriately labels opinion content in its “Comment” category. A review of dozens of opinion pieces reveals they cover both sides; however, more favor the left, such as these People will die if the Government doesn’t prioritise fighting health misinformation. Sadly, some already have, and Bakers Union and MPs tell Scrooge bosses to pay workers’ redundancy before Christmas. In general. politics.co.uk is fact-based and holds a left-leaning editorial bias in favor of Labour.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate politics.co.uk Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that mostly favor the labour party. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/20/2022)
Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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