The Western Journal
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About The Western Journal's Bias Rating
The Western Journal is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Right.
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Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Right display media bias in ways that strongly align with conservative, traditional, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Right bias is the most conservative rating on the political spectrum.Learn more about Right ratings
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A June 2023 AllSides Independent Review found that Western Journal is transparent about its bias. Its About page states (retrieved June 6, 2023): “Editorially, The Western Journal upholds traditional Christian values as articulated in the Bible… Politically, The Western Journal advocates for broadly conservative positions on most issues, including abortion, national defense, small government, marriage, tax policy and individual freedom.”
A previous AllSides review circa 2016 found Western Journalism (Western Journal's previous moniker) stated it featured "conservative, libertarian, free market and pro-family writers and broadcasters."
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As of September 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for The Western Journal. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Lean Right bias.
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As of September 2023, AllSides has medium confidence in our Right rating for The Western Journal. An Editorial Review or Blind Bias Survey has affirmed this rating, or multiple reviews have returned differing results. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.
About Western Journal
The Western Journal was founded in 2009 as WesternJournalism.com, a project of the Western Center for Journalism, according to Western Journal's About page (retrieved June 6, 2023). The Western Journal was previously known as Western Journalism. It was founded by political consultant Floyd Brown in 2008. The Western Center for Journalism's founders include Joseph Farah, who is a journalist, author and editor-in-chief of WorldNetDaily (WND).
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Owner: Liftable Media, Inc.