The Basingstoke Gazette is a newspaper based in Basingstoke, UK. The paper mainly focuses on topics such as news and politics, lifestyle and culture, and local events and news related to the Basingstoke area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Basingstoke Gazette is operated by Newsquest Media Group Ltd., owned by the American mass media holding company Gannett, the publisher of USA Today. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Basingstoke Gazette covers local news for the Basingstoke area through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Hampshire: Scaffold pole comes loose and hits car hurting driver. Regarding sourcing, they rely on first-person accounts and large quotes, which is appropriate for a print publication.
Editorial, story selection, and op-eds are reasonably balanced and reflect both sides. Generally, the Basingstoke Gazette is fact-based and presents a minimal bias in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Basingstoke Gazette as least biased based on minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing (11/13/2022)
Last Updated on May 14, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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