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 appeals 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, the Denver Post produces well-sourced journalism with a Left-Center Bias through editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record and a solid reputation for fact-based journalism.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Denver Post is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Denver, Colorado, United States, since 1892. The Denver Post has won nine Pulitzer Prizes.
In 2018, several Denver Post writers formed a new publication called the Colorado Sun in response to being let go by Digital First Media.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Denver Post is owned by MediaNews Group and published by Digital First Media, which publishes 190 newspapers across the USA. Digital First Media is owned by Alden Global Capital LLC, a New York-Based Hedge Fund, described as “Vulture Capitalists” by former Denver Post writers for the cuts made to newsrooms. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Denver Post publishes local and regional news through journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Denver sheriff’s deputy disciplined for napping in supply closet while on duty at the downtown jail. National and international news comes from the Associated Press and Washington Post.
Editorially, the Denver Post has favored Democratic candidates by endorsing a majority since 1980. Further, most editorials lean left with reporting such as this: Editorial: All evidence points to a president who compromised American foreign policy objectives for political goals. In general, the Denver Post reports factually and with credible sources. However, from an editorial perspective, the paper leans moderately left.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, the Denver Post produces well-sourced journalism with a Left-Center Bias through editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record and a solid reputation for fact-based journalism. (D. Van Zandt 5/16/2016) Updated (07/16/2022)
Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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