The Objective Standard
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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
According to their about page “The Objective Standard (TOS) is the preeminent source for commentary from an Objectivist perspective, Objectivism being Ayn Rand’s philosophy of reason, egoism, and capitalism. TOS was founded in 2005 by Craig Biddle and Sidney J. Gunst Jr. Craig Biddle is also the editor.
Funded by / Ownership
The Objective Standard is a print journal published quarterly by Glen Allen Press. They are funded through a subscription and advertising model. They also accept donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Objective Standard is a news and analysis magazine with an objectivist, anarcho-capitalist bias. All stories favor a limited government point of view and utilize moderate loaded language such as this: Judge Leon Heroically Sets Rational Precedent on Antitrust. The Objective Standard does not hold a favorable view of President Trump as evidenced by this article: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un: Enemies of Human Life. All information is thoroughly sourced to credible information and well written.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate The Objective Standard Right-Center biased based on economic political philosophy and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 7/8/2018)
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