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 Znetwork Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that consistently favor the progressive left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Znetwork, formerly Z Magazine, was established in 1987. It is published online from a Libertarian-Socialist-Progressive perspective. Contributors to the magazine include Noam Chomsky, Edward S. Herman, Mike Kuhlenbeck, Jack Rasmas, Paul Street, and Kevin Zeese. According to their about page: “Dedicated to developing vision and strategic activism, resisting injustice, defending against repression, and fostering liberty, we view the racial, gender, class, political, and ecological dimensions of life as fundamental to understanding and improving contemporary circumstances.”
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Analysis / Bias
In review, Znetwork publishes original articles and journalism from a progressive left and anarchist perspective. Headlines often contain moderately loaded emotional wording such as this: Trump has Blocked Wage Gains for American Workers. Information is always properly sourced to mostly credible media outlets. The website also republishes articles from other like-minded publications, such as this from Common Dreams: Most Damaging of All Trump-Era Policies.
Editorially, Znetwork reports negatively on former President Trump, Conservatives, and establishment Democrats. Topics of concern consist of climate change, gender equality, human rights, and economic justice.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate Znetwork Left Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that consistently favor the progressive left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact-check record. (5/15/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 07/28/2023)
Last Updated on July 28, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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