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 Lenoir News-Topic as right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to credible news sources and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Lenoir News-Topic is a newspaper published in Lenoir, North Carolina. newstopicnews.com delivers local news, hometown politics, business news, local events, and sports.
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Funded by / Ownership
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 Lenoir News-Topic 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 Hospital honors Cline with Live Fierce Award. All information is properly sourced.
Editorially, there is a reasonable balance between left and right-leaning opinions, with slightly more favoring the right. 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 Lenoir News-Topic right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to credible news sources and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing 03/01/2023)
Last Updated on March 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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