These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.
- Overall, we rate PoliticsHome Least Biased based on balanced editorial perspectives. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website/Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2008, PoliticsHome is a UK politics and policy publication aimed at politicians, civil servants, journalists, and business leaders. They also publish a print magazine called The House Live. According to their about page, “PoliticsHome delivers fast, comprehensive, objective journalism based on the connections and trust we’ve built up with politicians, officials and experts from across the political spectrum.”
Funded by / Ownership
PoliticsHome.com is owned by Political Holdings Ltd, a media company controlled by Michael Ashcroft, a former Conservative House of Lords peer, and longtime party donor. The website previously belonged to Dods Group plc, a publishing company specializing in UK public policy and politics. Political Holdings Ltd acquired PoliticsHome and other Dods companies in 2022 for £4.5 million and later created the Total Politics Group.
The website earns revenue from advertising and memberships.
Analysis / Bias
PoliticsHome provides dedicated sections for major topics such as healthcare, energy, and defense. The site’s content is created by PoliticsHome staff, policymakers, and academics and includes news coverage, press releases, and summaries of legislation and policy initiatives. Some articles and headlines contain loaded language such as this Is Northern Ireland’s Political Deadlock Running Out Of Road? This article is properly sourced from the BBC and Tweets from the party leader.
The House Live section typically features opinion pieces. According to the section’s about page, The House aims to facilitate an ongoing dialogue between parliamentarians and those working in policy and public affairs. The page also notes that the content is primarily written by MPs, with an MP serving as editor and a cross-party editorial board. Opinion pieces and commentaries offer various perspectives from politicians, political experts, and organizations, with contributions from both Labour and Conservative MPs and officials from other parties.
A review of numerous op-eds reveals that PoliticsHome covers both sides and does not use excessive emotional language to sway the reader. In general, PoliticsHome is fact-based and is low biased in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate PoliticsHome Least Biased based on balanced editorial perspectives. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 04/22/2023)
Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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