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 appeals 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 Next Web Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting due to one failed fact check but a consistent record of proper sourcing.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2006, The Next Web (TNW) is a technology news website that only covers political issues related to tech. They are based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Funded by / Ownership
The Financial Times owns The Next Web. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Next Web uses loaded words in their headlines and article such as this Spotify’s COVID-19 content warning is bullshit. Articles are usually sourced from credible media outlets such as NPR and VOX.
Editorially, they tend to favor the left as they report somewhat negatively on the policies of former President Donald Trump and the GOP. Another example of anti-conservative bias is this Robots don’t care what Josh Hawley thinks about masculinity.
Failed Fact Checks
- “Cannabis is more effective at preventing and treating COVID-19 than hydroxychloroquine” – Unsupported
Overall, we rate The Next Web Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting due to one failed fact check but a consistent record of proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 5/28/2018) Updated (02/04/2022)
Last Updated on February 4, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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