Questionable Reasoning: Far left, Propaganda, Poor Sourcing, Lack of Transparency
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2016, The Proud Liberal is an anonymously run progressive/liberal news and opinion blog. According to their about page, they “desire to be a place where you can find news that is RELEVANT to YOUR progressive ideals!”
The website completely lacks transparency as it does not name editors, authors, or owners.
Funded by / Ownership
The Proud Liberal lacks transparency as it does not disclose ownership. Revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Proud Liberal publishes news and opinion pieces that favor the left with the use of loaded emotional language such as this Trump 2020 Campaign Accused Money Laundering; Federal Election Officials Open Investigation. Most stories are sensationalized and allude to alleged crimes committed by conservatives such as this After She Snubbed a Congressional Subpoena, Former Trump Advisor Kellyanne Conway Face Jail Time and Fines. When it comes to sourcing we found some articles to be properly sourced and some not all.
Editorially, all stories favor the left and denigrate the right. In general, the news is reported with a far-left bias that may not always be factual. This is a propaganda source that lacks credibility due to a lack of transparency.
Failed Fact Checks
- As of this date, they have not been fact-checked.
Overall, we rate The Proud Liberal left-biased and Questionable due to the promotion of propaganda, poor sourcing, and a complete lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 2/9/2017) Updated (3/7/2021)
Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check
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