Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona Daily Sun - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-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 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 the Arizona Daily Sun Left-Center Biased based on a very slight left-leaning editorial bias and High for factual reporting due to the use of least biased sources and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1883 (named Coconino Sun initially, 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 Arizona Daily Sun delivers news from politics and business to sports, lifestyle, and entertainment.

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Funded by / Ownership

The paper is owned by Lee Enterprises, which according to Open Secrets, has donated 88% of money to Republican politicians since 1990. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

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. They also feature guest columns 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.” In general, news stories are factual with a slight left-leaning bias editorially.

Failed Fact Check

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the Arizona Daily Sun Left-Center Biased based on a very slight left-leaning editorial bias and High for factual reporting due to the use of least biased sources and a clean fact check record. (M. Huitsing 3/29/2018) Updated (03/04/2022)

Source: https://azdailysun.com

Last Updated on March 4, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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