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 St. Louis Riverfront Times 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 1977, The St. Louis Riverfront Times is an alternative weekly located in St. Louis, Missouri. Riverfronttimes.com is the online domain covering local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the St. Louis Area
Funded by / Ownership
The St. Louis Riverfront Times is owned by Euclid Media Group, which owns several alternative newspapers in the USA. Revenue is derived from advertising.
Analysis / Bias
The St. Louis Riverfront Times covers local arts, food, culture, music, entertainment, and news for the St. Louis Metro Area. Local news is generally reported via staff writers, with some in-depth pieces. Straight news uses minimally loaded words such as this: St. Louis Could See -35 Degree Wind Chills This Week. News stories are generally sourced through quotes, first-hand accounts, or hyperlinks.
Editorially, the St. Louis Riverfront Times leans strongly left with progressive opinion pieces such as these: Hartmann: Josh Hawley’s Epic Fraud and Voter Suppression Is Alive and Well in Missouri, and It Must Stop. 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 St. Louis Riverfront Times 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 12/20/2022)
Last Updated on December 20, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check