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 New Bern Sun Journal Least Biased based on slightly conservative editorials and liberal-leaning opinion pieces that strike a reasonable balance. 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 1876, The Sun Journal is the daily newspaper in New Bern, North Carolina, United States. The current editor is Chris Segal.
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Funded by / Ownership
The New Bern Sun Journal 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 newspaper is funded through advertising and paid subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Sun Journal covers local news through journalists with minimal bias in reporting such as this, Two wanted for Craven County murder. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press. In general, news reporting is low biased and factual.
Editorially, the Sun Journal publishes a mix of left and right opinions with slightly more favoring the left.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate the New Bern Sun Journal Least Biased based on slightly conservative editorials and liberal-leaning opinion pieces that strike a reasonable balance. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/12/2017) Updated (5/31/2020)
Last Updated on May 31, 2020 by Media Bias Fact Check
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