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 appeals 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 Daily Citizen-News Left-Center biased because of editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Daily Citizen-News is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Dalton, Georgia. Founded in 1847, the paper circulates throughout North Georgia.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Daily Citizen-News is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., an American publisher of newspapers and advertising-related publications throughout the United States. Subscription fees and advertising generate revenue for the paper.
Analysis / Bias
Staff writers cover local news with minimal bias in wording, such as this Whitfield County commissioners to consider property tax cut Monday. Coverage of national news is provided by the Associated Press and other CNHI publications.
A review of opinion pieces reveals a leftward tilt with stories such as One more obstacle removed for those hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID. Although The Daily Citizen-News does offer some right-leaning opinions, the majority lean left in bias. In general, they report the news factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Daily Citizen-News Left-Center biased because of editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/7/2017) Updated (04/09/2023)
Last Updated on April 9, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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