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 using appeal 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 Battle Creek Enquirer Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting of news due to proper sourcing and zero failed fact checks.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Battle Creek Enquirer is a daily newspaper in Battle Creek, Michigan. It is the only daily paper serving Calhoun County, Michigan and parts of four neighboring counties. The current editor is Michael McCullough.
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Funded by / Ownership
The newspaper is owned by the Gannett Company (USA Today) and is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Battle Creek Enquirer covers local news via local journalists and uses minimal loaded words and proper sourcing. National/International news comes from the USA Today Network. Editorially, the Battle Creek Enquirer typically endorses more Democratic candidates. Story selection of editorials leans slightly left, but does cover a range of perspectives. In general, news reporting is low biased and opinions left leaning.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Battle Creek Enquirer Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting of news due to proper sourcing and zero failed fact checks. (D. Van Zandt 11/8/2018) Updated (03/18/2022)
Last Updated on May 14, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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