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 Vanity Fair Left Biased based on editorial positions that always favor the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1983, Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States. They currently publish five international editions of the magazine and the editor is Radhika Jones.
Funded by / Ownership
Vanity Fair is owned by Condé Nast Inc., which attracts more than 164 million consumers across its 19 brands and media. Revenue is generated through subscription sales and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Vanity Fair primarily covers culture, fashion and current affairs. They occasionally report on politics with the use of very strong emotionally loaded words such as this: TRUMP LOSES HIS MIND IN 60-TWEET TIRADE AFTER FIREFIGHTERS ENDORSE BIDEN. This story is properly sourced to well known media outlets such as the New York Times. Editorially, story selection almost always favor the left and they routinely report negatively on the right.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate Vanity Fair Left Biased based on editorial positions that always favor the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (10/18/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 5/11/2019)