These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal 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 liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate the Kansas City Star Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1880, The Kansas City Star is a broadsheet newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States. The paper has been the recipient of eight Pulitzer Prizes.
Funded by / Ownership
The Kansas City Star is operated by The McClatchy Company and is owned by Chatham Assets Management which owns numerous papers across the United States, including the Fresno Bee. Revenue is derived from advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Kansas City Star reports local news through the use of journalists and National news through the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded language in news reporting, and all information is properly sourced.
Editorially, the Kansas City Star almost always endorses Democratic Presidential candidates.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Kansas City Star Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that favor the left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (5/18/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 02/10/2023)
Last Updated on May 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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