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Jun 09 2022
A series of controversies hit The Washington Post (Lean Left bias) in recent weeks.
The Post's policies came under scrutiny after a jury found that Amber Heard defamed Johnny Depp in a 2018 Post op-ed detailing her alleged experiences with abuse. It was also revealed during the Depp-Heard trial that the American Civil Liberties Union (Lean Left bias) wrote the op-ed. Then, PostVanity Fair Poynter Fox News (Online News)
Mar 16 2021
On Monday, the Washington Post made a correction to a January report about a phone call between former President Donald Trump and a Georgia elections investigator. The correction said several quotes attributed to Trump, which were attained through an anonymous source, were misquoted. In January, the Post reported that on a call, Trump said Georgia investigator Frances Watson should “find theVox Fox News (Online News) Washington Post
Apr 19 2022
Washington Post (Lean Left bias) journalist Taylor Lorenz stirred controversy on Tuesday by publishing an article that included the name of the woman behind the @LibsofTikTok Twitter account.
According to the article, the woman’s name and phone number were used in the publicly available registration of LibsofTikTok.us last October. Notably, the article did not publish the woman's phoneWashington Post The Daily Wire Newsweek
Jan 23 2021
The Washington Post received criticism this week for omitting a controversial anecdote from an updated and republished version of a 2019 profile story featuring then-Sen. Kamala Harris and her sister, Maya Harris. Critics noted that the Jan. 11 updated version omitted an anecdote in which Harris compared the challenges of her presidential primary campaign to a that of a prisoner begging forNew York Post (News) Reason Washington Post
Oct 28 2019
The Washington Post is receiving backlash after calling ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi an "austere religious scholar." Al-Baghdadi was initially labeled the "Islamic State's terrorist-in-chief" before the notice was changed soon after. The Post then corrected the current title, calling him an "extremist leader of the Islamic State." A Post editor said the notice "never should have read thatDaily Beast Fox News (Online News) USA TODAY
Jun 09 2022
The paper known for its slogan "Democracy Dies in Darkness" should perhaps be more concerned about its own well-being after the disastrous week it had.
The Washington Post, the once-revered news organization that famously exposed the Watergate scandal leading to a president's resignation, is still highly respected in the Beltway but has lost its way in recent years among most AmericansFox News (Online News)
The Washington Post was given a lean left bias rating that AllSides is highly confident about. Originally established in 1877 as a “four-page organ of the Democratic Party,” the newspaper was eventually sold in 1889, resulting in the abandonment of its Democratic Party allegiance. In recent decades, the Washington Post has been accused of both liberal and conservativ
Dec 23 2015
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Nov 28 2018
Washington Post Draws Criticism for Placing Story on Kavanaugh Coaching Daughter's Basketball Team Under 'Public Safety' Section
The Washington Post published a story on Brett Kavanaugh returning to coach his daughter's basketball team under the paper's "Public Safety" section, drawing accusations of media bias from some right-leaning sources. A spokesperson said it was a mistake and the tag has since been changed.Washington Post The Hill The Daily Wire
Jan 17 2020
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the editorial policy of the Washington Post, calling it "biased and agenda-driven".
Vijay Chauthaiwale, chief of the BJP's foreign affairs department, said on Friday there was "a lot of problem" with the newspaper's coverage of India, but did not give any specific examples.
The swipe at the Post, ownedAl Jazeera