These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate the Eastern Daily Press Least Biased based on balanced news coverage and minimal content editorialization. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1870, the Eastern Daily Press is a tabloid newspaper serving Norfolk, Northern Suffolk, and Eastern Cambridgeshire. The website also features news from numerous local communities, such as Bandon News and Great Yarmouth News. According to their about page, “We offer all the latest news, sport and what’s on information about the region, campaigning and supporting the people who live in the three counties.”
Funded by / Ownership
Archant Community Media Ltd owns the Eastern Daily Press. Archant Community Media LTD is a subsidiary of Archant Limited that owns 140 publications throughout England. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Eastern Daily Press provides news coverage, including politics, health, sports, crime, business, and the environment for Norfolk and northern parts of Suffolk and eastern Cambridgeshire. Local news reporting is often covered with minimal bias, such as this Man airlifted to hospital after being hit by a motorbike. This story is properly sourced back to one of the many local affiliate sites. The paper does not cover international news and instead focuses on purely local news and information.
Editorially, they appropriately label opinion content, of which many are related to sports news. In reviewing dozens of news articles and opinion pieces, they present both sides and usually do not interject emotional language to sway the reader. Further, throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, they have reported accurately reflecting a pro-science position such as this Norwich sees Covid cases rise by 39pc in a week. In general, the Eastern Daily Press produces low biased factual local news content.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Eastern Daily Press Least Biased based on balanced news coverage and minimal content editorialization. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact record. (D. Van Zandt 8/9/2021)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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