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 Haven Register Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately 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
Founded in 1812, The New Haven Register is a daily newspaper published in New Haven, Connecticut. The Register covers 19 towns and cities within New Haven and Middlesex counties, including New Haven. The current publisher is Mike Deluca.
Funding / Ownership
The New Haven Register is owned by Hearst Communications, which owns more than 300 media outlets across the United States, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, and Cosmopolitan. Revenue is generated through subscriptions, display ads, and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the New Haven Register covers local news through staff reporters with minimal bias in wording such as this: Hospitals gear up with coronavirus ‘triage centers’. National and international news is covered through outside sources such as Business Insider, Bloomberg, and the Associated Press.
Editorially, they have frequently endorsed Democratic candidates such as Barack Obama in 2012. A review of the opinion page demonstrates more political positions favored by the left. In general, the news is reported factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the New Haven Register Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/6/2020)