Uproxx

Uproxx - Left Bias - Liberal - Progressive - Democrat - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or 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 Uproxx Left Biased based on political story selection that favors the left and Mixed for factual reporting due to failed fact checks.

Detailed Report

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

History

Uproxx is an American digital media company that covers entertainment and culture. It was founded in 2008 by Jarret Myer and Brian Brater. It was acquired by Warner Music Group in August 2018. The site’s target audience is males aged 18-34.

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Funded by / Ownership

Uproxx is owned by Warner Music Group and is funded through online advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Uproxx is almost exclusively an entertainment and culture website; however, they do occasionally publish politics-related news. When covering politics, they present with a left-leaning bias through the use of loaded words such as this: Stormy Daniels Showed Jimmy Kimmel Which Mushroom Looks Most Like Donald Trump’s Junk, and this: Brett Kavanaugh’s Former Classmates Are Coming Out Of The Woodwork To Call BS On Him About His ’80s Behavior. Although the headlines use strongly loaded wording, the content of the articles is sourced properly. In general, when it comes to politics, Uproxx has a left-leaning editorial bias.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate Uproxx Left Biased based on political story selection that favors the left and Mixed for factual reporting due to failed fact checks. (10/3/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 11/21/2022)

Source: https://uproxx.com/

Last Updated on November 21, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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