These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports, and omit information reporting that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate the Arizona Daily Independent Right Biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to poor or no sourcing and publication of misleading information.
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: MEDIUM CREDIBILITY
The Arizona Daily Independent has an about page that states: “The Arizona Daily Independent is a dedicated team of citizen journalists and subject experts solely funded by the financial support of the general public.” There is not much else to go on, and according to a Whois search, the domain was purchased in 2011.
Funded by / Ownership
The website does not disclose ownership; however, it is a part of the American Daily Independent News Network LLC. The paper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Arizona Daily Independent is a right-wing biased website that favors conservative causes. For example, there are many instances of articles questioning the consensus on human-influenced climate change. When reporting on political news, almost every story favors the right. Although headlines are not particularly sensationalized, there is virtually zero sourcing of information. In general, story selection always favors the right. They have also published misleading information: Treaty With Ukraine On Mutual Legal Assistance In Criminal Matters. The fact is the treaty does not protect the President.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate the Arizona Daily Independent Right Biased based on story selection and Mixed for factual reporting due to poor or no sourcing and publication of misleading information. (D. Van Zandt 10/6/2018) Updated (10/04/2021)
Last Updated on May 12, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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