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 Wilderness Society Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting based on 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 1964, The Wilderness Society is an American non-profit land conservation organization dedicated to protecting natural areas and federal public lands in the United States. They advocate for the designation of federal wilderness areas and other protective designations, such as national monuments. They support balanced uses of public lands and advocate for federal politicians to enact various land conservation and balanced land-use proposals.
Funded by / Ownership
The Wilderness Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is funded through donations.
Analysis / Bias
The Wilderness Society reports news on its blog with a left-center bias in reporting. While they always source from credible information and are factual in reporting they do take political positions such as support for climate change action and responsible energy usage on public lands, that aligns with the political left. Due to their political affiliation, we rate this source as left-center biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Wilderness Society Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/14/2017) Updated (12/31/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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