Founded in 1968, Clay Today is an independent newspaper published in Clay County, Florida by Osteen Publishing Company.
Funded by / Ownership
The newspaper is owned by Osteen Publishing Company, headed by Graham and Kyle Osteen. In 2011, the Osteen’s purchased four weekly publications and corresponding websites in the Jacksonville, Florida area: Clay Today, Clay County Leader, the Ponte Vedra Recorder, and The Car Connection, a weekly magazine serving Jacksonville-area auto dealers. The Sumter Item is funded through advertising and fee-based subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Clay Today reports local news via journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Clay Community Transportation, Jacksonville Transportation Authority to host public meeting. National and International news comes directly from the Associated Press.
Editorially, op-eds cover both perspectives without extremes. In general, straight news reporting has a minimal bias, and editorially they are least biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Clay Today as least biased based on minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 01/08/2023)
Last Updated on January 15, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check