Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2002 as a daily New York City newspaper, the New York Sun became entirely online in 2008. The website publishes New York City, national, and world news from a conservative perspective. The original New York Sun was published from 1833 to 1950. The current website claims to be the successor to the original.
According to their about page, “The New York Sun covers America and the world from a base at New York. Its report comprises straightforward, unblinkered news dispatches and an editorial page that puts a premium on principles over politics and people over party.”
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Analysis / Bias
The New York Sun offers news and commentary on New York City, the nation, the world, and politics. The website provides original reporting and republished news from the Associated Press. Straight news reporting features minimal bias in wording, such as this Parents Await Baby Formula Flights From Switzerland. News articles rely on first-hand accounts, quotes, and sourcing from credible media outlets.
Editorially, the New York Sun appropriately labels opinion commentary that typically favors a conservative perspective. The website features conservative columnists like Larry Kudlow from Fox News and conservative commentator Michael Barone. Commentary favors the right such as this The Many Reasons Why Radical Progressivism Is a Total Failure, and this ‘Vinegar Joe’ Biden Thinks His Mistake Is Being Too Sweet to the GOP. While the opinions are one-sided, they often are rooted in fact. In general, The New York Sun publishes news from a conservative perspective.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the last 5 years
Overall, we rate the New York Sun Right Biased based on editorial positions that favor a conservative perspective. We also rate them High in factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (05/22/2022)
Last Updated on October 26, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check