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About Judicial Watch's Bias Rating
Judicial Watch is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Lean Right.
What a "Lean Right" Rating Means
Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Lean Right display media bias in ways that moderately align with conservative, traditional, libertarian, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Lean Right bias is a moderately conservative rating on the political spectrum.Learn more about Lean Right ratings
Judicial Watch has a bias rating of lean right because of their conservative goals. Even though the organization is conservative, they acknowledge that corruption is nonpartisan and does not occur in one specific ideology. Judicial Watch mainly uses litigation to fulfill its educational mission. The organiation's purpose is to serve as a government watchdog, as their motto is, "because nobody is above the law." The AllSides Bias Rating™ assigned an initial bias rating of lean right to Judicial Watch, but with community feedback and more research, the bias rating may change.
More On Judicial Watch
Judicial Watch is a nonprofit educational foundation formed in 1994. Its main mission is to use the Freedom of Information Act, as well as other litigation, to combat corrupt government officials. The president of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, says that the organization "educates the public about abuses and misconduct by political and judicial officials, and advocates for the need for an ethical, law abiding and moral civic culture." Some of the educational programs that Judicial Watch uses are publications, editorial pieces, speeches, social media outreach, radio, and television.
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As of February 2024, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Judicial Watch. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Right bias.
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As of February 2024, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Lean right rating for Judicial Watch. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.
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