These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate the San Antonio Current Left Biased based on story selection that mostly favors the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1986, the San Antonio Current is an alternative weekly located in San Antonio, Texas. sacurrent.com is the online domain covering local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the San Antonio area.
Funded by / Ownership
The San Antonio Current is owned by Euclid Media Group, which owns several alternative newspapers in the USA. Revenue is derived from advertising.
Analysis / Bias
The San Antonio Current covers local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the San Antonio Metro Area. Local news is generally reported via staff writers, with some in-depth pieces. Straight news uses minimally loaded words such as this: San Antonio’s Alamodome ranked among world’s ugliest buildings. News stories are generally sourced through quotes, first-hand accounts, or hyperlinks.
Editorially, the San Antonio Current leans strongly left with progressive opinion/news pieces such as these: Climate of Fear: Texas study shows how abortion bans put high-risk patients in jeopardy and ‘I want to fight’: LGBTQ Texans ready for legislative session as GOP lawmakers target them in dozens of bills. Generally, story selection moderately favors the left, while opinion-oriented pieces use strong emotional wording to denigrate the right. Most information is sourced properly.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the San Antonio Current Left Biased based on story selection that mostly favors the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 01/20/2023)
Last Updated on June 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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