Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 05:52 pm
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- Overall, we rate the Green Bay Press-Gazette Least Biased based on balanced story selection and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1866, The Green Bay Press-Gazette is a broadsheet newspaper whose primary coverage is of northeastern Wisconsin, including Green Bay. The current editor is Scott Zizzo.
Funded by / Ownership
The Green Bay Press-Gazette is owned by Gannett Company, which owns over 100 newspapers across the USA as part of its USA Today Network. The Press-Gazette is funded through subscriptions and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Green Bay Press-Gazette covers local news via journalist and national/international news through USA Today and the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded language in news headlines and all information is properly sourced.
Editorially, they have tended to endorse Republican candidates such as John McCain in 2008 and Mitt Romney in 2012. Further, the opinion pages provide a balance of opinions that do not lean too far to the right or left.
A factual search reveals that they have never failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate the Green Bay Press-Gazette Least Biased based on balanced story selection and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 11/13/2018)