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 Elmira Star-Gazette as Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Elmira Star-Gazette is a newspaper that serves Elmira, New York, and the surrounding area. The paper covers local, national, and international news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and opinion. stargazette.com serves as the online domain for the newspaper.
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Funded by / Ownership
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns The Elmira Star-Gazette. 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.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Elmira Star-Gazette covers news, sports, lifestyle, and entertainment for the greater Elmira, New York area. They report local news with minimal loaded emotional language Ithaca Farmers Market opens at Steamboat Landing for 50th season: Here’s what to know. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press.
Editorially, The Elmira Star-Gazette does not publish op-eds; therefore, editorial bias is determined by story selection, which minimally leans left. In general, they are factual and least biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Elmira Star-Gazette as Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 04/01/2023)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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