- Overall, we rate the Orange County Register Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor a libertarian/conservative perspective. 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
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1905, The Orange County Register is a paid daily broadsheet newspaper published in California.
Funded by / Ownership
The Orange County Register is owned by Media News Group, which owns several media outlets, including the Denver Post and St. Paul Pioneer Press. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Orange County Register reports local news through reporters with minimal bias such as this 14,000 people have been tested for coronavirus in Orange County as of April 13. National and international news is provided by multiple sources that are factually accurate.
Editorially, the OC Register has not endorsed a presidential candidate since the last century. However, on the local level, they tend to endorse libertarian/conservative-leaning politicians. A review of op-eds indicates a reasonable balance, but more favor the right such as this Faulconer looks like the main GOP hope for a breakthrough. In general, the news is reported factually and with a right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Orange County Register Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor a libertarian/conservative perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/16/2016) Updated (07/09/2023)
Last Updated on July 9, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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