Daily Source Bias Check: Pocono Record

Pocono Record - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes).  The reporting is factual and usually sourced.  These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.

  • Overall, we rate the Pocono Record Least Biased due to a balanced opinion page and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing of information.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in 1894, The Pocono Record is a daily newspaper published in print and online in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The current editor is Mike Kuhns.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Pocono Record is owned by Local Media Group, Inc., formerly Dow Jones Local Media Group and Ottaway Newspapers Inc. The newspaper is funded through an advertising and subscription model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Pocono Record covers local news through the use of journalists and reporters. The national news is typically covered by the Associated Press. Articles and headlines rarely use loaded words and all information is properly sourced. Editorially, the Pocono Record does not provide candidate endorsements and their opinion page is diversified.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the Pocono Record Least Biased due to a balanced opinion page and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 12/8/2018) Updated (7/8/2020)

Source: http://www.poconorecord.com/

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