These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal 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 Grand Rapids Press Right-Center biased based on editorial positions and 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: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1891, The Grand Rapids Press is a daily newspaper published in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The paper publishes news, weather, sports, crime, and business.
Funded by / Ownership
The Grand Rapids Press is owned by Advance Publications, which owns eight newspapers in the state of Michigan. The newspaper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
The Grand Rapids Press reports news through the use of journalists. There is minimal use of loaded language such as this: Elon Musk sued by SEC for misleading Tesla investors with August tweet, and all information is sourced properly. National and international is derived from the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Grand Rapids Press publishes slightly more right leaning opinions. Although they endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential election, they have historically favored Republican candidates.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Grand Rapids Press Right-Center biased based on editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (7/29/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 12/02/2022)
Last Updated on December 2, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check