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 Christian Left, Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the progressive left. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency and sometimes using poor sourcing techniques.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2010, The Christian Left is a news and information blog with a progressive political view. The Christian Left advocates for liberal policies such as pro-choice with abortion and pro-LGBT rights. The central focus is on social justice for all.
Funded by / Ownership
The Christian Left does not openly disclose ownership. Revenue is derived through donations and a shop that sells branded merchandise.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Christian Left website features hot topics in which they explain their positions on abortion, LGBTQ equality, Reaganomics, and evolution. In each of these, they hold views that are opposite of the Christian right. They also have a blog where they infrequently publish news and opinions. Articles in this section tend to utilize loaded emotional wording such as this describing former President Trump: It’s Christmas Season 2020 and Nero Is Pissed! and this explaining their perspective Understanding Progressive Christianity. In general, they report mostly factually, but sometimes with limited sourcing and a left-leaning editorial bias that favors a progressive perspective.
Failed Fact Checks
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Overall, we rate the Christian Left, Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the progressive left. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency and sometimes using poor sourcing techniques. (D. Van Zandt 1/23/2017) Updated (2/1/2021)