These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate The Hindu Business Line Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the Modi government and free-market capitalism. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to two failed fact checks
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: India 142/180
Founded in 1994, Business Line or The Hindu Business Line is an Indian business newspaper published by Kasturi & Sons. The business line is headquartered in Chennai, India.
Funded by / Ownership
The Hindu Business Line is owned by Kasturi & Sons and funded through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Hindu Business Line uses moderately loaded words in their headlines such as this The long, winding road to a free market. This article is typical as most advocates for free-market capitalism. Politically, The Hindu Business Times rarely criticizes right-leaning Prime Minister Modi Independence Day: PM Modi continues ‘safa’ tradition; opts for saffron, cream turban. In general, they align with the right-leaning government and promote free-market capitalism.
Failed Fact Checks
- Media Misquotes RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat On Nationalism – False
- How Fake Ahmedabad Airport Flood Pics Made It To National Dailies – False
Overall, we rate The Hindu Business Line Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the Modi government and free-market capitalism. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to two failed fact checks. (9/17/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 08/15/2020)