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 Taunton Daily Gazette Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Taunton Daily Gazette is a newspaper that serves Taunton, Massachusetts, and the surrounding area. The paper covers local, national, and international news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and opinion. tauntongazette.com serves as the online domain for the newspaper.
Funded by / Ownership
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns The Taunton Daily Gazette. 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 Taunton Daily Gazette covers news, sports, lifestyle, and entertainment for the greater Quincy, Massachusetts area. They report local news with minimal loaded emotional language Here’s the plan for putting out fires in 4 Taunton neighborhoods with no hydrants. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press.
Editorially, The Taunton Daily Gazette does not make Presidential endorsements; however, a review of op-eds shows that both sides are represented, such as this that favors the left: Opinion: Close equity gaps in our teacher ranks to meet workforce needs. After reviewing dozens of op-eds, we found slightly more favor a liberal perspective. Finally, the news is generally reported factually and with a slight left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Taunton Daily Gazette Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/15/2022)
Last Updated on June 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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