The Western Journal

AllSides Media Bias Rating™: Right
2044/658
The bias meter value for The Western Journal is 4.00. -6 is the furthest "Left" value and 6 is the furthest "Right" value.
4.00
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The Western Journal
Bias Rating Right
Type News Media
Region National
Owner Liftable Media, Inc.
Website westernjournalism.com
Facebook WesternJournalism
What a Right Bias Rating Means

The source displays media bias in ways that strongly align with conservative, traditional, or right-wing thought and/or policy agendas. A Right rating is our most conservative rating on the political spectrum.

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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.

What a "Right" Rating Means

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.

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Bias Reviews

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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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Community Feedback

Feedback does not determine ratings, but may trigger deeper review.

As of April 2024, 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.

Confidence Level

Confidence is determined by how many reviews have been applied and consistency of data.

As of April 2024, 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.

Additional Information

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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The Western Journal Ownership and Funding

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Owner: Liftable Media, Inc.

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