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 Jonesboro Sun right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to utilizing credible news sources and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER Factual Reporting: HIGH Country: USA Press Freedom Rating:MOSTLY FREE Media Type: Newspaper Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Jonesboro Sun is a daily newspaper published in Jonesboro, Arkansas. jonesborosun.com delivers local news, hometown politics, business news, local events, and sports.
The paper is owned by Paxton Media Group, which owns several right-leaning newspapers across the USA, such as the Elkhart Truth. Revenue is derived from advertising and subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Jonesboro Sun reports national news by republishing articles from credible newsagents such as the Associated Press. They report local news through the use of journalists with minimal bias using neutral headlines such as Filing continues in local elections. All information is properly sourced.
Editorially, there is a reasonable balance between left and right-leaning opinions, with slightly more favoring the right such as this: How my neighbor is making Baptist CEO’s life harder. In general, the paper is fact-based and holds a slight right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Jonesboro Sun right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to utilizing credible news sources and a clean fact check record. (M. Huitsing 08/08/2022)