Towleroad

Towler Road - Left Bias - Liberal _ Progressive - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT BIAS

These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation.  They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.

  • Overall, we rate Towleroad Left-Center biased based on editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.


Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Towleroad is a blog founded by Andy Towle and is based in New York City. Towle, who is gay, started his blog Towleroad in 2003 The blog focuses on the gay lifestyle, pop culture, photography, politics, media, entertainment, technology, and travel.

Read our profile on the United States government and media.

Funded by / Ownership

The website does not explain that Andy Towle is the owner, and revenue is derived through advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Towleroad website reports news and information from a left-leaning perspective, such as this Top Federal Election Official Schools Trump: ‘Counting Ballots — All of ‘Em — Is the Appropriate, Proper, and Very Legal Way to Determine Who Won.’ This story is sourced from Common Dreams. Original reporting also features loaded language such as this Trump Lies to Voters: Most States Let You Change Your Vote from Biden to Me – ‘Go Do It!’ This story is properly sourced.

Generally, most news is factual and well-sourced with a strong left-leaning bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate Towleroad Left-Center biased based on editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/25/2016) Updated (12/25/2022)

Source: http://www.towleroad.com/

Last Updated on December 25, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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