Undark

Last updated on December 24th, 2021 at 04:59 pm

Undark - 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 appeals 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 Undark 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.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Magazine (digital)
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

According to their about page: “Undark is a non-profit, editorially independent digital magazine exploring the intersection of science and society. It is published with generous funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, through its Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program in Cambridge, Massachusetts.”

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Funded by / Ownership

Donations fund Undark (see history).

Analysis / Bias

In review, Undark covers science and its impact on social issues. Articles and headlines often contain emotionally loaded language that favors a liberal perspective, such as this In the Arctic, Sami Reindeer Herders Face Climate Disaster. This story is republished from The Guardian, which frequently fails fact checks. However, this story is evidence-based.

Editorially, Undark holds a left-leaning perspective through concern for climate change and social equality. Scientifically, they are consensus-based through accurate reporting on GMOs, Covid-19, and climate change. They are generally factual through evidence-based reporting and moderately left biased in editorial perspective.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years.

Overall, we rate Undark 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 1/4/2017) Updated (12/24/2021)

Source: https://undark.org

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