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 Delaware Online Left-Center Biased based on 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 Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom) Media Type: Newspaper Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The News Journal Media Group launched Delaware online in 1996. Delaware Online states its focus is “to provide our readers with another product to keep them informed about news, real estate, entertainment, and much more in the state of Delaware”
Delaware Online 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. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Editorially, Delaware Online does not make Presidential endorsements, however, a review of op-eds shows that both sides are represented such as this that favor the left. Overall, in viewing dozens of op-eds we found slightly more favor a more liberal perspective. In general, the news is reported factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
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Overall, we rate the Daily News Journal Left-Center Biased based on 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. (M. Huitsing 9/2/2017) Updated (9/11/2021)