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 Manila Times Right-Center biased based on right-leaning editorial bias and Mixed for factual reporting due to a failed fact check.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: Philippines 136/180
The Manila Times is a newspaper published in the Philippines, founded on October 11, 1898, by Thomas Gowan and written in the English language.
Funded by / Ownership
The Manila Times is owned by The Manila Times Publishing Corp. Revenue is derived from advertising and subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, on opinion pieces, the paper leans towards the right with the choice of words both on headlines and articles. The Manila Times also has a pro-Philippine government bias. The World news coverage is syndicated directly from AFP, which we rate as least biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- Says Filipino news organizations are part of a plot to discredit President Rodrigo Duterte and destabilize his government. – False
Overall, we rate The Manila Times right-center biased based on right-leaning editorial bias and Mixed for factual reporting due to a failed fact check. (M. Huitsing 8/22/2017) Updated (5/24/2019)