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 NJ1015.com Right-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that moderately favor the right. 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
NJ1015.com is the website for Trenton, NJ based radio station WKXW. The website covers news, traffic, weather and provides links to listen live to the radio station.
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Funded by / Ownership
NJ1015.com is owned by Townsquare Media, which owns over 300 radio stations across the country in over 60 markets. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, NJ1015.com covers local news for Trenton, NJ, and the surrounding area through reporters. Articles and headlines often do not use loaded emotional language such as this Hospitals, already reeling, face $38M in cuts in new NJ budget. However, there are some articles that do such as this Jersey’s top Republican goes on rant about Murphy’s ‘Baby Bonds’. Information is typically properly sourced. National news is reported by the Associated Press.
Editorially, NJ1015.com leans conservative with several radio hosts supporting a conservative perspective such as Bill Spadea. Further, op-eds frequently report favorably on President Donald Trump and negatively on Democrats such as this CNN screws up Murphy endorsement location (Opinion). In general, story selection and editorial positions moderately favor the right.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate NJ1015.com Right-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that moderately favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/27/2020)
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