Bangor Daily News – Bias and Credibility

Bangor Daily News - Left Center Bias - liberal - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


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 Bangor Daily News Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left and High for factual reporting.

Detailed Report

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



Founded in 1889, The Bangor Daily News is an American newspaper covering a large portion of rural Maine, published six days per week in Bangor, Maine.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Bangor Daily News is owned and published by the Bangor Publishing Company. It is the only independently owned daily newspaper in the state. Funding comes through advertising and subscription fees.

Analysis / Bias

The Bangor Daily News publishes local news through journalists and national news through the republication of Associated Press news. There is minimal use of loaded language, and all information is sourced properly. Editorially, the paper leans left and typically endorses Democratic candidates. Further, the Bangor Daily News has never failed a fact check. In general, the Bangor News holds a left-leaning editorial bias and reports news factually.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the Bangor Daily News as Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 6/9/2018) Updated (11/25/2023)


Last Updated on November 25, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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