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 using appeal 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 Savannah Morning News Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1850, the Savannah Morning News is a daily broadsheet newspaper in Savannah, Georgia. The motto of the paper is “Light of the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.” The paper serves Savannah, its metropolitan area, and parts of South Carolina.
Funded by / Ownership
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns The Savannah Morning News. 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, local news is covered via journalists and national/international news by the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded language such as this: Changes may be ahead for criticized Georgia election system. Story information is always properly sourced to either hyperlinks or quotes from prominent figures.
Editorially, the Savannah Morning News was one of very few papers to endorse President Trump. Further, many of the editorials and published opinion pieces moderately lean right.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Savannah Morning News Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (9/3/2017) Updated (D. Van Zandt 09/27/2023)
Last Updated on September 27, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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