The Clayton Record is a daily newspaper published in Clayton, Alabama. claytonrecord.com covers local, national, sports, weather, and crime news.
Funded by / Ownership
The Clayton Record is owned by CherryRoad Media, which publishes 20 newspapers in the midwest of the USA. Over the last few elections, CherryRoad has primarily donated to Democrats; however, they donated 100% to Republican candidates in the past. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Clayton Record covers news, sports, community, and crime for the greater Clayton, Alabama area. Local news is reported with minimal loaded emotional language, such as this Parole denied for Laddarios Wright. National and international news comes from the Associated Press.
Editorially, a review of op-eds indicates a reasonable balance between left and right. The paper reports factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Clayton Record Least Biased biased based on mainly balanced editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 06/07/2022)
Last Updated on June 7, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check