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 Baltimore Sun Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor the left and High for factual reporting.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1837, The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland. It provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Baltimore Sun is owned by Tribune Publishing, which owns numerous left-center-leaning newspapers in the United States. The newspaper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
The Baltimore Sun publishes news with minimally loaded language through the use of journalists and the Tribune News Service. All information is well sourced to credible media and investigative journalists. Editorially, the Baltimore Sun almost always endorses Democratic candidates, and opinion pieces consistently lean left. A factual search reveals they have never failed a fact check.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Baltimore Sun Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor the left and High for factual reporting. (7/29/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 03/18/2022)
Last Updated on March 18, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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