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 using appeal 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 Hampshire Gazette Left-Center biased based on moderately left-leaning editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1786, The Daily Hampshire Gazette is a daily broadsheet newspaper based in Northampton, Massachusetts, and covers all of Hampshire County and the southern towns of Franklin County, Massachusetts. The current editor is Brooke Hauser.
Funded by / Ownership
The Daily Hampshire Gazette is owned by Newspapers of New England, Inc. (NNE), which is a privately owned publisher of nine daily and weekly newspapers in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The paper is funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Daily Hampshire Gazette publishes local news through staff journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Should Northampton, Florence ban smoking downtown? The national news is covered through wire services such as the Associated Press. Editorially, there is a moderate left bias through the endorsement of Democratic candidates such as Hillary Clinton in 2016. A review of multiple editorials and opinion pieces reveals a left-leaning bias in story selection and wording that favors the left. In general, the news is reported factually with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Daily Hampshire Gazette Left-Center biased based on moderately left-leaning editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/5/2019) Updated (08/19/2022)
Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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