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 Prospect Magazine Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that usually favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 35/180
Founded in 1995, Prospect is a monthly British general interest magazine, specializing in politics, economics, and current affairs. It features a mixture of lengthy analytic articles, first-person reportage, one-page columns, and shorter, quirky items. The current editor is Tom Clark.
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Funded by / Ownership
Prospect Magazine is owned by Resolution Trust, which is held by a nonprofit insurance company founded by Sir Clive Cowdery. The magazine also generates revenue through advertising and subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Prospect Magazine is geared toward an educated reader with many articles exceeding 1000+ words that are highly detailed. Story selection often moderately favors the left and utilizes loaded headlines such as this: Constitutional vandalism is inherent to the Johnson-Cummings project. This story is appropriately sourced. Politically, Prospect Magazine is opposed to Brexit, believes climate change is a threat, and reports negatively on conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson. When reporting on USA politics they have a very negative view of President Donald Trump such as this: Donald Trump’s America: Welcome to the void. In general, Prospect Magazine reports news factually with moderate left editorial bias.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate Prospect Magazine Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that usually favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (8/17/2017) Updated (D. Van Zandt 1/03/2020)
Last Updated on July 13, 2020 by Media Bias Fact Check
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