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 using appeal 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 Wall Street on Parade 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.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Wall Street on Parade is a financial news website geared toward what they describe as the 99%. The website is run by Pam Martens and Russ Martens, who has worked in the financial industry/Wall Street for over 4 decades. According to their mission statement, Wall Street On Parade hopes to level the playing field between Wall Street and the 99 percent.
Funded by / Ownership
Pam and Russ Martens own Wall Street on Parade. Books sales appear to be the primary source of revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Wall Street on Parade reports on economics and finance from a moderate liberal perspective. Most news reporting is taken from other sources and summarized, such as this Bernie Madoff, Mastermind of the Largest Ponzi Scheme in History, Dies in Prison at Age 82. They properly source to multiple credible media outlets reporting the same story. They sometimes use loaded emotional language such as this Senate Banking Chair Sherrod Brown Sends Letters to Wall Street Banks on the Archegos Blowup and Opens a Big Can of Worms, Including Antitrust Issues. This story, like many, favors the left. In general, they conduct factual news reporting and with a left-leaning bias favoring a liberal economic perspective. This is a credible Mom and Pop blog.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Wall Street on Parade 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) Updated (4/16/2021)