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 using appeal 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 Kenosha News Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1894, The Kenosha News is a daily newspaper published in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. The paper serves southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois. The current editor is Bob Heisse.
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Funded by / Ownership
In 2019, the Kenosha News was purchased by Lee Enterprises. According to Open Secrets, Lee Enterprises has donated 88% of its money to Republican politicians since 1990. The paper is funded through an online advertising and subscription model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Kenosha News reports on news, sports, weather, crime, and entertainment for the greater Kenosha, Wisconsin region. Local news is covered through reporters with minimal bias such as this Kenosha man wanted in officer shooting. The website publishes national and international news from the Associated Press and CNN.
Editorially, the Kenosha News often endorses Democratic Presidential candidates such as John Kerry in 2004, Barack Obama in 2008, and Hillary Clinton in 2016. A review of editorial articles demonstrates slightly more favor a liberal perspective. In general, the news is reported factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate the Kenosha News Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/10/2020)
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