Last updated on July 2nd, 2020 at 10:21 am
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 NewzJunky.com Least Biased based on using a wide variety of sources and Mixed for factual reporting due to some of these sources being poor quality. We also rate them mixed due to lack of transparency regarding ownership and authorship.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
According to a domain search the NewzJunky.com domain was purchased in 2003. They do not have a proper about page, but on the footer of the website they state: “Northern New York’s premier website for breaking news, weather, politics, sports, video, photos, audio, and more from Watertown, N.Y.” There is little information provided other than a mailing address. Essentially, this is a news aggregation website that directs to other sources.
Funded by / Ownership
NewzJunky does not disclose ownership and revenue appears to be derived from local and web advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, NewzJunky is a news aggregation website that covers Northern New York State as well as national news. NewzJunky produces some original content such as this: Northern Credit Union announces new locations in Dexter and Croghan, however, there isn’t sourcing or any names associated with the article. For local news they aggregate credible local TV and newspapers. For national news, they use a wide variety of sources such as the questionable Daily Mail, BBC, NBC News, and the New York Post.
In general, there is minimal bias as they do not provide editorials and they use a wide variety of right and left-leaning sources. However, some sources are questionable or mixed for factual reporting.
Overall, we rate NewzJunky.com Least Biased based on using a wide variety of sources and Mixed for factual reporting due to some of these sources being poor quality. We also rate them mixed due to lack of transparency regarding ownership and authorship. (D. Van Zandt 4/12/2019)