TheStreet

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RIGHT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate TheStreet Right-Center biased based on support for free market economics. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1996 by Jim Cramer (CNBC’s “Mad Money”), TheStreet is a website that publishes financial and investment news for both experienced and novice investors.

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Funded by / Ownership

In 2019, The Street Inc. sold the website to TheMaven for 16.5 million dollars. TheMaven has since rebranded as the Arena Group. Revenue is generated through advertising as well as subscription fees for premium content.

Analysis / Bias

In review, TheStreet provides original financial, investment news, and tips with minimal bias. However, they employ sensationalized wording such as this headline: Dow Ends Off 1,032; Stocks Slammed as Coronavirus Spreads Outside Asia. They also report important news to investors, such as this Apple Loses Appeal of Patent Verdict, Is Liable for $440 Million Damages. Regarding sourcing, TheStreet uses a combination of hyperlinks and first-person opinion analysis.

Editorially, Jim Cramer often reports favorably on President Trump’s record with the stock market. At the same time featuring negative reporting toward progressive Democrats such as this: Jim Cramer: It’s Almost as if the Democrats Have a ‘Death Wish’ Against Trump. This website generally supports a free market with less government intervention in markets.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate TheStreet Right-Center biased based on support for free market economics. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/24/2020) Updated (08/08/2022)

Source: https://www.thestreet.com/

Last Updated on August 8, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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