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 Lily Left Biased based on story selection that usually 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: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
According to their about page, The Lily was the first U.S. newspaper by women. It was devoted to the interests of women and became a forum for women’s rights activism in the 1850s. Fast forward to 2017, and The Lily was revived by the Washington Post.
The current Lily covers topics such as politics, work, health, and life.
Funded by / Ownership
Amazon and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos owns The Lily. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Lily uses moderate loaded words in their headlines and articles. For example, Muslim women sound off on social media about being period shamed during Ramadan. Each article is well sourced to credible media. Most of which fall on the left side of the political spectrum, such as Mother Jones and the Huffington Post, to name a few. Story selection almost always favors the left but is factually based. A factual search reveals they have never failed a fact check.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Lily Left Biased based on story selection that usually favors the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/2/2018) Updated ()2/04/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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