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 LNP – LancasterOnline Least Biased based on balanced editorial positions. 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 1794 as the Lancaster Journal, LNP – LancasterOnline is a newspaper serving Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding area. The associated website for LNP is lancasteronline.com.
Funded by / Ownership
LNP is published by the LNP Media Group, which Steinman Enterprises own. Revenue is derived through subscriptions and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, LNP reports on news, sports, business, and lifestyle through reporters with minimal bias, such as this: Woman sues suspended funeral director Andrew T. Scheid, Lancashire Hall over handling of body. The Associated Press provides national and international news.
Editorially, LNP used to have two editorial boards. In 2012 one endorsed President Obama and the other Republican Mitt Romney. However, in 2016 they endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. A review of the opinion page reveals balance with slightly more favoring the right. In general, they report news factually and offer reasonably balanced editorials.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate LNP – LancasterOnline Least Biased based on balanced editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/4/2020) Updated (07/13/2022)
Last Updated on June 2, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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