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 appealing 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 Worldcrunch Left-Center biased based on story selection that favors the left and High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Worldcrunch is a Paris-based English-language news website that curates and translates news from international media sources or partner organizations. It was launched in 2011 and was founded by Jeff Israeli, former bureau chief for Time Magazine in Europe, and Irène Toporkoff, former CEO of Ask.com France and Angie Interactive.
Funded by / Ownership
Worldcrunch does not specifically state how they are funded; however, they do have website advertising and a for-pay subscription service.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the content includes direct translations, articles that are shortened or fitted with additional context, and in-house productions summarizing current world affairs. Worldcrunch uses moderately loaded words in their headlines and stories such as this: In Southern Italy, A City’s Perfect Storm Of Populism. Most stories are sourced through direct translations from credible foreign-language news sources. A factual search reveals that Worldcrunch has not failed a fact check.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Worldcrunch Left-Center biased based on story selection that favors the left and High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources. (D. Van Zandt 6/11/2018) Updated (10/08/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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