The Brunswick News
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- Overall, we rate The Brunswick News Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that consistently lean right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1902, The Brunswick News, based in Brunswick, Georgia, United States, is a daily broadsheet newspaper in southeast Georgia. It was founded by the brothers C.H. Leavy and L.J. Leavy. According to their about page the “paper has covered more than a century’s worth of news and remains under Leavy family ownership, making it one of the oldest family-owned newspapers in Georgia and one of the few family controlled newspapers left in the nation. Today, the newspaper is under the ownership of a fourth generation of Leavys and is under the direction of publisher C.H. Leavy IV.”
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Funded by / Ownership
The Newspaper is owned by Brunswick News Publishing Co., which is in turn owned by the Leavy family as described above. The paper derives revenue from advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Brunswick News covers local news via journalists and with minimal bias such as this State Supreme Court sends Elkins murder case back to superior court. National News is republished from the Associated Press. Editorially, The Brunswick News favors the right with frequent op-eds from Pat Buchanan, Erick Erickson and John Stossel. A typical headline reads: Democratic candidates mired in bad ideas. In general, straight news reporting is factual and least biased, however Op-eds are consistently right leaning.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate The Brunswick News Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that consistently lean right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/29/2019)
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