Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati Enquirer - Least Biased - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate the Cincinnati Enquirer Least Biased based on neutral news reporting and a minimal left lean editorially. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Record

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1841, The Cincinnati Enquirer is a morning daily newspaper published by Gannett Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Enquirer won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for its project titled “Seven Days of Heroin.” The current editor is Beryl Love.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Cincinnati Enquirer is owned by the Gannett Company, best known for its flagship newspaper USA Today. The paper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, local news is covered by journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Two Cincinnati Police vice unit officers under federal investigation, prosecutor confirms. The national news is covered with a link to USA Today. Editorially, the Cincinnati Enquirer endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for President, though they have endorsed a balanced mix of left and right candidates in the past. In general, the opinion page leans left with more stories favoring the left but still balanced.

In general, straight news is low biased, and editorially there is a slight lean left.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate the Cincinnati Enquirer Least Biased based on neutral news reporting and a minimal left lean editorially. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (7/12/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 06/21/2022)

Source: https://www.cincinnati.com/

Last Updated on June 21, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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