Arizona Daily Sun

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Arizona Daily Sun - Left Center BiasLEFT-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.

Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 43/180

Notes: Founded in 1883 (originally named Coconino Sun, taking its current name in 1946), the Arizona Daily Sun is a regional daily newspaper based in Flagstaff, Arizona. Randy Wilson is the editor.

The paper is owned by Lee Enterprises, which according to Open Secrets has donated 88% of it money to Republican politicians since 1990. The Arizona Daily Sun delivers news from politics and business to sports, lifestyle and entertainment.

In review, for national news the Arizona Daily Sun reports news with minimal bias using credible media sources such as the Associated Press. Local News is reported with minimal loaded words and bias such as “Arizona teachers rally at State Capitol” and sourced through quotes. The Arizona Daily Sun also has guest columns which they publish from the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Associated Press and local journalists. Some editorial columns have a left leaning bias such as:  “McMaster’s exit, Bolton’s arrival foretell dangerous policy shift.”

Overall, we rate the Arizona Daily Sun Left-Center Biased due to a very slight left leaning editorial bias and High for factual reporting based on use of least biased sources. (M. Huitsing 3/29/2018)


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