South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Least Biased based on balanced editorials. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

History

Founded in 1910, The Sun-Sentinel is the main daily broadsheet newspaper of Broward County, Florida. It circulates all throughout the three counties that comprise South Florida. It is the largest-circulation newspaper in the area. 

The paper was awarded its first Pulitzer Prize in 2013, in the category of Public Service Journalism, for its investigative series about off-duty police officers who engage in regular reckless speeding. The Sun-Sentinel won its second Pulitzer for Public Service in 2019

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Funded by / Ownership

The Sun-Sentinel is owned by Tribune Publishing, which owns numerous newspapers across the United States. Revenue is derived through a paid subscription and advertising model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Sun-Sentinel reports local news, crime, and sports through reporters with minimal bias such as this: Florida releases more details on coronavirus infections in senior-care homes. National and international news is provided by the Associated Press

Editorially, the Sun-Sentinel has endorsed both Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates. For example, over the last 40 years, they have endorsed 5 Republicans and 5 Democrats with Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton endorsed in 2016. A thorough review of the opinion page reveals both right and left opinions, with a reasonable balance. Based on our observation it skews left minimally, but not enough to move into the left-center classification. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal editorial bias.

Failed Fact Checks

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Overall, we rate the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Least Biased based on balanced editorials. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/29/2016) Updated (4/27/2020)

Source: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/

 

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