These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using 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 Lebanon Daily News Least Biased based on a reasonably balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH Country: USA World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
The Lebanon Daily News is owned by Gannett (Gatehouse Media), which publishes USA Today. In August 2019, Gatehouse Media purchased and merged with Gannett becoming the largest newspaper chain in the USA. After the merger the companies retained the Gannett name. The newspaper is funded through advertising, paid subscriptions and newsstand sales.
Editorially, the Lebanon Daily News has endorsed Republican candidates in the past such a George W. Bush in 2004, however, in 2008 they endorsed Democratic candidate Barack Obama. Editorial columns offer both right and left-leaning perspectives such as these: Column: Democrats’ worst day ever and 10 good things Trump brought us (this editorial is harshly critical of President Trump). In general, the Lebanon Daily News reports news factually and presents editorial positions with a reasonable political bias.
Overall, we rate the Lebanon Daily News Least Biased based on a reasonably balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 01/10/2020)