Last updated on March 31st, 2020 at 07:40 pm
These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal 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 Erie Times-News Least biased based on balanced story selection and High for factual reporting.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1888, the Erie Times-News is a daily morning broadsheet newspaper in Erie, Pennsylvania with a daily circulation of about 47,385. GoErie.com is the website portal and the current editor is Doug Oathout.
Funded by / Ownership
The Erie Times-News is owned by Gatehouse Media, which owns numerous mid sized and small local newspapers. The newspaper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, local news is covered via field journalists and national/world news through the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded language in headlines and all information is reasonably sourced. Editorially, the Erie Times-News endorses a mixed bag of candidates, however an analysis reveals slightly more endorsements for Democrats. In the 2016 Presidential Election they endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate the Erie Times-News Least biased based on balanced story selection and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 8/18/2018)