The Sun Magazine

Last updated on February 3rd, 2021 at 08:51 pm

The Sun Magazine - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

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 using appeal 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 Sun Magazine Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. 

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in 1974, The Sun is a monthly American magazine publishing essays, interviews, short stories, poems, and photography. The overall goal for the publication, as stated by editor and co-founder, Sy Safransky, is to create a feeling of connection between contributors and readers. According to their about pageThe Sun is an independent, ad-free magazine that for more than forty years has used words and photographs to evoke the splendor and heartache of being human.”

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Funded by / Ownership

The Sun Magazine is owned by Sy Safransky. Revenue is derived through a shop that sells back issues and books as well as subscription fees.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Sun Magazine produces original content with most topics not being political in nature such as this Salt Of The Earth. All stories are well-sourced. While this source is not overly political, stories tend to favor the left such as this Ralph Nader On Taking Back Power From The Corporate State and this Mary Christina Wood On Avoiding Climate Disaster. In general, the news reported is factual and with a moderate left-leaning bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None to date

Overall, we rate The Sun Magazine Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.  (D. Van Zandt 1/20/2017)

Source: http://thesunmagazine.org/

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

NFN-Low Biased Factual News

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