Daily Source Bias Check: Chicago Sun-Times

High Factual Reporting - Credible

Chicago Sun-Times - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Progressive - Democrat - CredibleLEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, the Chicago Sun-Times is rated Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that often align with the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

History

Founded in 1948, The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois. It is the flagship paper of the Sun-Times Media Group. The current editor is Chris Fusco.

Funded by / Ownership

The Chicago Sun-Times does not disclose ownership on the website, however it is owned by Sun-Times Investment Holding LLC, which was purchased by ST Acquisition Holdings in 2017. Revenue is derived through subscription fees and advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Chicago Sun-Times publishes news covering the Chicago area as well as national and international news. Local news is reported through journalists with minimal bias such as this: Ex-CPD commander sentenced to six months community confinement after pocketing dead mom’s Social Security checks. National and world news is covered through a combination of journalists, the Associated Press and USA Today

Editorially, they favor a liberal perspectives and often report negatively on President Trump: The case for impeachment over censure for President Donald Trump. The Sun-Times also often endorsed Democratic candidates since 1980.

A factual search reveal they have not failed a fact check.

Overall, the Chicago Sun-Times is rated Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that often align with the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 5/16/2016) Updated 12/3/2019)

Source: https://chicago.suntimes.com/

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