These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate the LA Daily News Right-Center biased based on right-leaning editorial positions and 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 1911, the Los Angeles Daily News (LA Daily News) is a broadsheet and the second-largest-circulating paid daily newspaper of Los Angeles, California. The current publishers is Ron Hasse and the editor is Frank Pine.
Funded by / Ownership
The Los Angeles Daily News is owned by Digital First Media, which is a management company that specializes in newspapers. Digital First Media runs numerous newspapers within the USA that range from Right-Center to Left-Center depending on the market. The newspaper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Los Angeles Daily News reports local news through the use of field journalists and national/world news through syndication of the Associated Press. Headlines utilize minimally loaded language and information is properly sourced. Editorially, there is a mix of left and right-wing opinions and the paper has endorsed both Republican and Democratic candidates, however, there is slight favoritism of right-leaning candidates.
A factual search reveals they have never failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate the LA Daily News Right-Center biased based on right-leaning editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (5/10/2017) Updated (D. Van Zandt 7/25/2018)
Last Updated on June 7, 2020 by Media Bias Fact Check