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 Democrat and Chronicle Left-Center Biased based on liberal leaning editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1833, The Democrat and Chronicle is a daily broadsheet newspaper serving the greater Rochester, New York area. The Democrat and Chronicle is Rochester’s only daily circulated newspaper. The current editor is Michael Kilian.
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In review, the Democrat and Chronicle reports local news about the greater Rochester area with minimal bias such as this Republicans withdraw controversial bill that would have stripped county executive powers. National and international news is derived through the USA Today Network.
Editorially, the Democrat and Chronicle has endorsed Democratic Presidential candidates since 1988. Op-Ed’s also currently favor the left.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate the Democrat and Chronicle Left-Center Biased based on liberal leaning editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/30/2016) Updated (11/16/2019)