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 Youmatter Left-Center biased based on advocacy for sustainability and environmental concerns. 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
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Youmatter is a knowledge website aimed at helping citizens and professionals understand issues that can change the world. The platform focuses on a variety of topics, including energy transition, chemical pollution, and sustainability. It aims to “understand our world issues, take better actions.” The website is based in France.
Youmatter operates as an independent media platform. The funding model is not explicitly stated on the website, but it appears to be driven by content and possibly donations or sponsorships.
Analysis / Bias
Youmatter covers a broad spectrum of topics related to sustainability, environment, and social issues. The website provides data-driven articles and expert opinions to support its claims. For instance, articles like “Energy transition: what are the negative impacts on ecosystems?” and “Planetary boundaries: chemical pollution has now passed the safe limit for humanity” delve into complex issues and are sourced from credible science based outlets.
Editorially, Youmatter promotes a left leaning perspective through advocacy for sustainability and concerns with climate change such as this Banks, finance and insurance underestimate their climate impact. This story is well sourced and primarily relies on pro-science sources. In general, Youmatter holds left leaning political biases and is fact-based.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Youmatter Left-Center biased based on advocacy for sustainability and environmental concerns. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 09/27/2023)
Last Updated on September 28, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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