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 appealing 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 Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2000, The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is a daily newspaper published in Fayetteville, Ark. The paper is the regional affiliate of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Northwest Arkansas Newspapers LLC publishes it.
Funded by / Ownership
The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is owned by Stephens Media LLC and WEHCO Media Inc. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette covers local news through reporters with minimal bias in wording such as this, Covid-19 deaths, cases increase in Northwest Arkansas. National and international news is produced by the Associated Press and the parent Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Editorially, the opinion page slightly favors the right with stories such as this EDITORIAL: Take them literally, which criticizes the left for the term “defund the police.” Their parent paper, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, has traditionally endorsed Republican candidates; however, in 2016, they refused to endorse Donald Trump or any candidate. However, in 2015 they supported the left-leaning City of Fayetteville LGBT “Uniform Civil Rights Protection Ordinance.” Generally, news reporting is factual and low-biased, while editorials slightly favor the right.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/2/2020) Updated (06/29/2022)
Last Updated on June 28, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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