Corprate Bias Ratings
Craigslist's founder is an outspoken critic of Trump and misinformation. The company uses its corporate funds to advance many ideological organizations including anti-gun organizations, Planned Parenthood, and the Southern Poverty Law Center. Craigslist does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. However, Craigslist will donate to religious organizations with social services. There are no publicly known cases of Craigslist terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs. For these reasons, Craigslist receives a Medium Risk rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
There are no publicly known cases of Craigslist terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
The Craigslist Foundation has donated to multiple leftist journalism websites, including the Center for Media and Democracy (1). Craigslist funds many anti-gun organizations including Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Center to Prevent Gun Violence (2). Craigslist donates to Council for Secular Humanism and the Freedom from Religion Fund (3). It also donates to many LGBTQ organizations including The Trevor Project and the Transgender Law Center (4). Craiglist also donates to EarthJustice50 and the Environmental Defense Fund (5). Craigslist donates directly to Planned Parenthood (6). Craiglist also donates to many racial equity organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center and RESIST (7)(8). The Craiglist Founder, Craig Newmark, donated $1 million to Mother Jones, an ideologically motivated news outlet (9). Craig Newmark donates to many other ideological causes including The Leadership Conference Education Fund, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the DNC (10).
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September 29, 2023
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