These media sources are moderate 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 information reporting that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Workers World Far Left Biased based on promoting and affiliation with Communism and progressive socialism. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to one-sided propaganda and the occasional use of poor sources.
Bias Rating: FAR LEFT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1959, Workers World is the official newspaper of the Workers’ World Party (WWP), a communist party in the United States. The paper is published weekly with headquarters based in New York City.
Funded by / Ownership
Workers World is published through volunteers. Donations and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The ideological positions of Workers World consist primarily of workers’ struggles, anti-racism, and anti-discrimination. There is moderate to heavy use of loaded emotional words in both headlines and articles that favor the far left and socialist/communist viewpoints, such as this Workers Assembly Against Racism: Union rights, cancel rent!. All articles reviewed favored the left over the right. Workers World tends to source their information; however, sometimes they used far-left sources that have not always been factual in the past.
Under the editorial section, they publish opinion pieces that align with Marxist-Leninist beliefs such as this Housing is a right! In general, all information published strongly favors the progressive-socialist-communist left through rejection of racism, concern for climate change, strong unionization, redistribution of wealth, and equity under the law.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Workers World Far Left Biased based on promoting and affiliation with Communism and progressive socialism. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to one-sided propaganda and the occasional use of poor sources. (D. Van Zandt 8/6/2017) Updated (10/07/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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