These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate the Daily Record Least Biased based on reasonably balanced op-ed pages. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1900, the Daily Record is the local online newspaper for Morris County, NJ, and the surrounding northern New Jersey region. It is part of the USA Today Network.
Funded by / Ownership
The Daily Record is owned by Gannett (Gatehouse Media), which publishes USA Today. In August 2019, Gatehouse Media purchased and merged with Gannett becoming the largest newspaper chain in the USA. After the merger, the companies retained the Gannett name. The newspaper is funded through advertising and paid subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the New Jersey Daily Record covers news, sports, lifestyle, and entertainment for the greater North Jersey area. Local news is reported with minimal loaded emotional language such as this NJ to lift capacity for indoor dining, businesses to 50%. Here’s when it will happen. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Daily Record provides a balance of right and left views with perhaps a few leaning more left, but overall is low biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Daily Record Least Biased based on reasonably balanced op-ed pages. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Kelley 3/9/2017) Updated (3/10/2021)
Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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