These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate The Farmington Daily Times Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Farmington Daily Times is a newspaper that serves Farmington, New Mexico, and the surrounding area. The paper covers local, national, and international news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and opinion. daily-times.com serves as the online domain for the newspaper.
Funded by / Ownership
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns The Farmington Daily Times. 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 Farmington Daily Times covers news, sports, lifestyle, and entertainment for the greater Farmington, New Mexico area. They report local news with minimal loaded emotional language Flora Vista couple arrested, accused of child abuse. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press.
Editorially, The Farmington Daily Times does not make Presidential endorsements; however, a review of op-eds shows that both sides are represented, such as this that favors the right: Opinion: It’s time to increase US domestic energy production. After reviewing dozens of op-eds, we found slightly more favor a conservative perspective. Finally, the news is generally reported factually and with a slight right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Farmington Daily Times Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 03/04/2023)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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