Darien Times

Darien Times - Least Biased - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


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  • Overall, the Darien Times is Least Biased based on balanced content and High for factual reporting.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180


The Darien Times is a weekly newspaper from Darien, Connecticut and distributed on Thursdays. The paper covers Darien news, politics, sports, schools and feature stories and publishes a monthly section on arts and entertainment, as well. The current editor is Susan Shultz.

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Funded by / Ownership

According to their about page the Darien Times is owned by “HAN Network, a community news and multimedia firm, which includes local papers, daily websites, specialty publications, and events in more than 20 communities in southwestern Connecticut, Lewisboro, N.Y., and Vermont.” The newspaper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Darien Times focuses on local news of Darien, CT and the surrounding area through the use of journalists. They really don’t report on national or international news. All information is sourced properly either through linking or quotations. Editorially, there is a reasonable balance between left-center and right-center viewpoints.

Overall, the Darien Times is Least Biased based on balanced content and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 9/9/2017) Updated (7/13/2018)

Source: http://www.darientimes.com/

Last Updated on March 21, 2020 by Media Bias Fact Check

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