Champaign News-Gazette

News-Gazette - Right Center Bias - Conservative - Republican - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.

  • Overall we rate the News-Gazette High for factual news reporting and Right-Center biased editorially.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic


The News-Gazette is a daily newspaper founded in 1919 (with heritage dating to 1852) and based in Champaign, Illinois. Jim Rossow is the Editor of the paper.

The News-Gazette covers topics such as news, business, local and state news, economics, politics, arts & entertainment and in particular, they are well-known for their sports section.

Funded by / Ownership

The paper is independently owned by the Stevick family’s Professional Impressions Media Group. The News-Gazette is funded through an advertising and subscription model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The News-Gazette uses credible sources in their reporting. For example, they often republish articles from the Associated Press, under their Nation/World News subcategory: “Trump to pitch tax plan as boon for truckers”. The News-Gazette, editorially endorsed neither Trump nor Clinton: Nobody for president. However, the News-Gazette tends to slightly favor the right editorially.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall we rate the News-Gazette High for factual news reporting and Right-Center biased editorially. (M. Huitsing 10/11/2017) Updated (05/28/2023)


Last Updated on May 28, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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