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 appealing 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 Type Media Center Left-Center Biased based on story selection that moderately favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1966 (as The Nation Institute), Type Media Center is a nonprofit media organization associated with The Nation magazine. It sponsors fellows, hosts forums, publishes and is involved in journalism awards. According to their about page, the mission of the Type Media Center is to be a “home for independent journalists and truth-tellers at all stages of their careers. Our mission is to produce high-impact journalism and literary nonfiction that addresses injustice and inequality, catalyzes change, informs and uplifts social movements, and sparks national and global conversations while transforming and diversifying the fields of journalism and publishing.”
Funded by / Ownership
The Type Media Center is a nonprofit organization that is funded by donations. Type Media Center fellows have included Naomi Klein, Wayne Barrett, Chris Hedges, David Moberg, Jeremy Scahill, and Chris Hayes.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Type Media Center sponsors fellows, hosts forums, and publishes books and investigative reporting. The website also publishes news from other sources from their sponsored writers. Some sources that publish these writers are the Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, The Nation, and Mother Jones. For the most part, the majority aligns with the left.
Type Media Center does not produce original content but links to their writers who go through different mediums on their Investigations page. In general, all information is factual and leans left politically.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Type Media Center Left-Center Biased based on story selection that moderately favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (12/4/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 01/25/2023)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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