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 Lansing State Journal Least Biased based on factual news reporting with a slight left lean in editorial bias. We also rate them 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 1855, The Lansing State Journal is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Lansing, Michigan.
Funded by / Ownership
The Lansing State Journal is owned by the Gannett Company, which controls the USA Today Network. Revenue is generated from advertising and subscription sales.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Lansing State Journal reports local news via staff journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Nearly 13,000 without power in Greater Lansing area as more storms approach. National and International news comes via the USA Today Network or the Associated Press.
Editorially, the LSJ mostly endorses Democratic candidates. Op-Eds tend to slightly favor the left but provide a reasonable balance of non-extreme opinions. In general, this is a low-biased, factual news source that leans just slightly left editorially.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Lansing State Journal Least Biased based on factual news reporting with a slight left lean in editorial bias. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/20/2019) Updated (02/17/2023)
Last Updated on May 31, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources