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 Pocono Record Least Biased due to a balanced opinion page and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing of information.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1894, The Pocono Record is a daily newspaper published in print and online in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, United States.
Funded by / Ownership
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns The Pocono Record. In August 2019, Gatehouse Media purchased and merged with Gannett becoming the largest newspaper chain in the USA. After the merger, the companies retained the Gannett name. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Pocono Record covers local news through the use of journalists and reporters. The national news is typically covered by the Associated Press. Articles and headlines rarely use loaded words and all information is properly sourced. Editorially, the Pocono Record does not provide candidate endorsements, and its opinion page is diversified.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Pocono Record Least Biased due to a balanced opinion page and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 12/8/2018) Updated (7/28/2023)
Last Updated on July 28, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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