These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an 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 Greenville News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and 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: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1874, The Greenville News is a daily morning broadsheet newspaper published in Greenville, South Carolina, and is the third largest newspaper in the state. In December 1985, Gannett (owner of USA Today) purchased the Greenville News.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Greenville News is owned by Gannett Company, which owns many newspapers in the United States, including their flagship newspaper, USA Today. The paper is funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Greenville News publishes local news through journalists and national/international news via the USA Today network. Local and national news uses minimally loaded words, such as President Donald Trump names Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff. All stories are properly sourced to credible media and information.
Editorially, the Greenville News typically endorses more Democratic candidates, and their opinion pages present a diverse range of moderate opinions.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Greenville News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/14/2018) Updated (12/02/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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