Last updated on August 27th, 2021 at 08:52 pm
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 information reporting that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate The Burning Spear left biased based on political affiliation and high for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Burning Spear Newspaper, known as the “Voice of the International African Revolution,” is a print and online newspaper published by the African People’s Socialist Party and affiliated with the African Liberation Movement. The paper is the oldest Black Power newspaper and has been published without interruption since the 1960s.
Funded by / Ownership
The African Socialists Party owns the website. Donations primarily fund the website.
Analysis / Bias
There is minimal to moderate use of loaded words in headlines and articles that favor the left in review. The Burning Spear sources articles appropriately and is generally factual; however, there is strong left bias in story selection that favors socialist policy such as this Olympics place the contradictions of colonial capitalism on the world stage. Editorially most stories favor the socialist left.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Burning Spear left biased based on political affiliation and high for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/26/2017) Updated (8/27/2021)