These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate The Santa Fe New Mexican as slightly Left-Center biased and High for factual reporting.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Santa Fe New Mexican is a daily newspaper published in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Its first issue was printed on November 28, 1849. The New Mexican was named Newspaper of the Year in 2015 by the Local Media Association, a national organization of television, newspaper, and radio companies.
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Funded by / Ownership
Robin McKinney Martin owns the Santa Fe New Mexican. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Santa Fe New Mexican provides low-biased local news coverage that is properly sourced and factual. Editorials and Op-Ed slightly favor the left, such as this Homeless shelter needs room to do the job and Don’t delay New Mexico broadband internet expansion. In general, they report news factually and with a slight left-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Santa Fe New Mexican as slightly Left-Center biased and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 12/24/2017) Updated (01/13/2023)
Last Updated on January 13, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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