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 appeals 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, we rate AM New York Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2003, AM New York is a morning-free community daily newspaper that is published in New York City, formerly by Newsday. The paper is primarily distributed in enclosed newspaper holders (“honor boxes”) located on sidewalks and street corners with high pedestrian traffic and the website.
Funded by / Ownership
AM New York is owned by Schneps Media, which owns dozens of small community newspapers. Revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, AM New York covers New York City government, sports, transportation, and crime stories. Most stories are original from reporters and journalists with minimal bias in wording, such as this Woman found dead in trunk of Queens car went missing three months ago: NYPD. The Associated Press covers more national stories.
Editorially, Op-eds cover both sides, highlighting the left, such as this Op-Ed | Union jobs can help New Yorkers thrive during the pandemic. In general, the information is factual and has a moderate left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate AM New York Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/16/2017) Updated (10/20/2023)
Last Updated on October 20, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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