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 Tallahassee Democrat Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
|Country:||USA (45/180 Press Freedom)|
|Traffic/Popularity Estimate:||Medium Traffic|
|MBFC Credibility Rating:||HIGH CREDIBILITY|
Founded in 1905, The Tallahassee Democrat is a daily broadsheet newspaper. It covers the area centered on Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida, as well as adjacent Gadsden County, Jefferson County, and Wakulla County. The current publisher is Skip Foster.
Funded by / Ownership
The Tallahassee Democrat is owned by Gannett (Gatehouse Media), which publishes USA Today. 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. The newspaper is funded through advertising and paid subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Tallahassee Democrat reports local news through reporters with minimal bias such as this U.S. Attorney Larry Keefe stepping down amid federal prosecutor transition. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Tallahassee Democrat does not endorse presidential candidates, however, op-eds do offer a mix of opinions with slightly more favoring the right. In general, they report news factually and with slight right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the Tallahassee Democrat Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/6/2017) Updated (2/26/2021)