Darien Times – Bias and Credibility

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
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic


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

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Funded by / Ownership

Darien Times is owned by Hearst Communications, which owns newspapers, magazines, television channels, and television stations, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, and Esquire. According to Open Secrets, Hearst donated 70% to Republican candidates and causes in 2020. Revenue is derived through advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Darien Times focuses on local news of Darien, CT, and the surrounding area through the use of journalists. They don’t report on national or international news. All information is sourced correctly, either through linking or quotations.

Editorially, there is a reasonable balance between left-center and right-center viewpoints.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, the Darien Times is Least Biased based on balanced content and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 9/9/2017) Updated (08/21/2022)

Source: http://www.darientimes.com/

Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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