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 The Pacific Daily News or PDN Least Biased for story selection and word choices and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA Territory 45/180
Founded by the fourth civilian appointed Governor of Guam, Joseph F. Flores in 1951, The Pacific Daily News, formerly Guam Daily News, is a daily newspaper based in Hagåtña, Guam. The Pacific Daily News delivers local news stories, business news, and events covering Guam in tabloid format. The publisher is Rindraty Limtiaco and the editor is Dana Williams.
Funded by / Ownership
The Pacific Daily News or “PDN” is owned by Gannett Company and is funded through an advertising and subscription model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Pacific Daily News reports national news by republishing articles from credible news sources such as USA Today, which is owned by Gannett. PDN reports local news with minimal bias using neutral headlines such as “Public Works needs $8.6M to fix faults” and “Guam senators pass 7 bills, reject 3 resolutions.” Further, the Pacific Daily News does not have a record of any failed fact checks.
Overall, we rate The Pacific Daily News or PDN Least Biased for story selection and word choices and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information. (M. Huitsing 6/1/2018) Updated (9/1/2018)