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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 the Reveal – The Center for Investigative Journalism Left-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to excellent sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

History

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is a nonprofit news organization based in Emeryville, California, and has conducted investigative journalism since 1977. It is known for producing stories that reveal scandals or corruption in government agencies and corporations.  CIR has won numerous high standard journalism awards.

According to their about page “We engage and empower the public through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling that sparks action, improves lives and protects our democracy.” Over their history CIR has partnered with major news organizations such as Mother Jones, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, 60 Minutes and NPR. The current editor-in-chief is Matt Thompson.

Funded by / Ownership

The Center for Investigative Reporting is a nonprofit organization that is funded through donations and grants. Large donors are disclosed on the website. Some notable donors are:

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Democracy Fund
  • Ford Foundation
  • Google News Lab
  • Open Society Foundations

Analysis / Bias

In review, revealnews.org is a website that features articles, videos and podcasts by the Center for Investigative Journalism. Headlines typically utilize minimal loaded language and accurately reflect the contentsof the article, such as this: Leaked immigration court official’s directive could violate rules that protect families from deportation. This story is appropriately sourced to NPR, New York Times and Justice.gov. Story selection often is related to investigations, however the investigations usually favor the left such as this Inside hate groups on Facebook, police officers trade racist memes, conspiracy theories and Islamophobia, and this See how climate change could bring disaster to some popular coastal national parks. In general, Revealnews.org produces high quality journalism that is factual and moderately left biased.

A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate the Reveal – The Center for Investigative Journalism Left-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to excellent sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/9/2016) Updated (9/15/2019)

Source: https://www.revealnews.org/

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