These media sources are moderately 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, when covering political issues, SocialistWorker.org has a left bias in story selection and economic theory. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to extensive sourcing and providing links to their claims.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Launched on 2008, SocialistWorker.org is the online version of the monthly print edition of Socialist Worker, which is published by the International Socialist Organization. It is modeled after the British publication of the same name. According to their about page they describe themselves “As a newspaper and now a daily Web site, Socialist Worker has been committed to giving a voice to those struggling for a better world.”
Funded by / Ownership
SocialistWorker.org is funded through online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
SocialistWorker.org publishes articles and analyses of current events in the world and the USA from a Marxist perspective. Typically, their analysis and articles are well-sourced and they utilize credible sources such as PBS, Jacobin www.bls.gov. http://cepr.net. and the Washington Post. SocialistWorker.org also uses loaded language in their headlines and the body of the article that favors the left, such as “Who will go bust in the Trumponomics casino?” They occasionally utilize less known sources such as itsaboutfreedom.org and rarely a factually mixed source such as CNN.
A factual search reveals they have not made any false claims.
Overall, when covering political issues, SocialistWorker.org has a left bias in story selection and economic theory. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to extensive sourcing and providing links to their claims. (M. Huitsing 2/26/2018) Updated (11/10/2018)