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.
- Based on factual information and a moderate left-wing political philosophy we rate Public Citizen strongly Left-Center biased, but High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Public Citizen is a non-profit, liberal/progressive consumer rights advocacy group and think tank based in Washington, D.C., United States, with a branch in Austin, Texas. The organization’s priorities range from campaign finance reform to drug and auto safety and financial reform. The unifying theme is an effort to curb the impact of corporate power on American democracy. The organization was founded by Ralph Nader in 1971.
Funded by / Ownership
Public Citizen is a non-profit that is funded through donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Public Citizen primarily advocates for political policy that favors the left. News stories published on the website are neutral in tone and well-sourced to credible media. There is no evidence of failed fact checks by this organization.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Based on factual information and a moderate left-wing political philosophy, we rate Public Citizen strongly Left-Center biased, but High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 2/2/2018) Updated (08/25/2023)
Last Updated on August 25, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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