Last updated on April 16th, 2021 at 06:17 pm
TruthBeTold.news (formerly called HU Insight) is a non-profit, non-partisan website and digital network run and edited by Howard University’s Department of Media, Journalism, and Film in the School of Communications. It uses journalistic skills and crowdsourced information to examining claims about the black community in public debate.
The website provides transparency by disclosing the mission, names, and bios of staff and how they are funded.
Funded by / Ownership
Truth Be Told is funded through grants and donations.
Analysis / Bias
Truthbetold.com publishes original journalism by students of Howard University. Articles and headlines use little loaded language such as this Does Restricting Access To Guns Reduce Gun Violence? This story is properly sourcing to PBS News Hour, Washington Post, and Our World in Data.
Most opinions reflect a liberal perspective such as this ‘Defund The Police’ Doesn’t Mean Dystopia In America. Truth Be told reports news factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
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Overall, we rate Truth Be Told Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/9/2017)