These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal 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 liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate MyCentralJersey.com Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. 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
MyCentralJersey.com is the home page for the Courier News (Founded 1884) and the Home News Tribune (Founded 1879). Both papers provide news, sports, crime and lifestyle for central New Jersey. The website provides news from both sources.
Funded by / Ownership
MyCentralJersey.com 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 newspapers and website is funded through advertising and paid subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, MyCentralJersey.com covers news, sports, lifestyle, and entertainment for the greater central New Jersey area. Local news is reported with minimal loaded emotional language such as this New Brunswick shooting under investigation. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press.
Editorially, MyCentralJersey.com publishes opinion pieces in a dedicated section. Editorials often lean slightly left such as this Joe Biden, the victor and 46th president, must move America forward | Editorial. In general, the news is reported factually and with slight left-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate MyCentralJersey.com Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/8/2020)