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 the New Castle News slightly Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favors a liberal perspective. 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 1880, the New Castle News is a Western Pennsylvania daily newspaper published in the city of New Castle and covering Lawrence County. The current publisher is Sharon Long.
Funded by / Ownership
The New Castle News is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. They presently publish more than 100 newspapers in the USA. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the New Castle News covers crime, sports, entertainment, and politics for the Lawrence country region. Local news is reported through reporters with minimal bias such as this Woman reports indecent exposure incident. National and international news is covered by the Associated Press and the CHNI news service.
Editorially, the New Castle News endorsed Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016. A review of Op-Eds reveals a reasonable balance with more favoring the left such as this OUR VIEW: Police board right idea, but needs right people and ERIC POOLE: On Labor Day, unions are the reason for the season. In general, the news is reported factually and with a slight left-leaning bias through endorsements and op-eds.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the New Castle News slightly Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favors a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 9/15/2020)