Athens News Courier

Athens News Courier - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - Credible - ReliableFactual 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 Athens News Courier as slightly Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing 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 1892, the Athens News Courier is a daily newspaper published in the city of Athens, Alabama, and covers Limestone County. enewscourier.com is the associated website covering local, national, crime, and lifestyle news.

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Funded by / Ownership

Community Newspaper Holdings Inc owns the Athens News Courier. They presently publish more than 100 newspapers in the USA. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Athens News Courier covers crime, sports, entertainment, and politics for the Athens, Alabama, region. Local news is reported through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Athens Renaissance students contribute back to the community. The Associated Press and the CHNI news service cover national and international news.

Editorially, a review of Op-Eds reveals a reasonable balance with more favoring the left, such as this Our view: Removing the stigma means first recognizing it is there. The news is generally reported factually and with a slight left-leaning bias through endorsements and op-eds.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the Athens News Courier as slightly Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 06/08/2022)

Source: https://www.enewscourier.com/

Last Updated on June 8, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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