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 Meriden Record-Journal 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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1867, the Record-Journal is a daily newspaper based in Meriden, Connecticut. The current publisher is Eliot C. White.
Funded by / Ownership
The Meriden Record-Journal is owned by the White Family through the RJ Media Group. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Meriden Record-Journal covers local news, crime, sports, and business through reporters for the central Connecticut region. Local news reporting is free of loaded emotional language such as this Southington finance board votes to send golf course contract to voters. National and international is primarily covered by the Associated Press.
Editorially, op-eds generally focus on local issues with a reasonable balance of opinions. Articles in the Opinion section are also not overtly biased such as this EDITORIAL: Wallingford again eyes advertising in parks. In general, the news is reported factually and with low bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the Meriden Record-Journal 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. (2/11/2021)