Fact check #3

According to wikipedia The American Spectator  is a conservative U.S. website and formerly monthly magazine covering news and politics. The american Spectator was edited by Emmett Tyrrell and published by the non-profit American Spectator Foundation. From 1967 until the late 1980s, the magazine featured the writings of authors such as Thomas Sowell, Tom Wolfe, P.J. O’Rourke, George F. Will, Malcolm Gladwell, Patrick J. During the 1990s, the magazine was better known for its reports on Bill Clinton and its “Arkansas Project,” funded by businessman Richard Mellon Scaife and the Bradley Foundation. The American Spectator has carried articles by Thomas Sowell,  a regular column by economist and celebrity Ben Stein, as well as former Reagan aide Jeffrey Lord, conservative health care consultant David Catron, and editorial director Wladyslaw Pleszczynski, as well as occasional articles by P.J. O’Rourke.

According to All Sides The American Spectator’s media bias leans toward the more conservative side. In the beginning years of The American Spectator, it operated as a newspaper with half-size pages. In the 1990s and 2000s, the magazine was published more of a modern format of a standard magazine. When it was more in a tabloid format The American Spectator began to reflect the appearance of the earlier days. Based on a secondary sources called AllSides, The American Spectator has a conservative bias in their stories, and most of the community who voted agree.

In review, “The American Spectator reports news with a conservative bias”(Media Bias/Fact Check). They use language to appeal to emotions such as The Death of the Democratic Party. In another article from their blog called Immigration: Trump’s on the Right Track. Through reviewing a couple articles I found some that were appropriately linked to credible media outlets, but not all. Reading forward I found that The American Spectator favors President Donald Trump the article, The Reelection of Donald Trump is a great example. After reviewing what others had to say about The American Spectator I came to agree with what Allsides said. To me it is clear that The American Spectator is leaning right towards the conservative bias side. 

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