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 using appeal 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 Daily Star Left-Center biased because of 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 Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Daily Star is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Oneonta, New York. Founded in 1980, the paper circulates in a four-county area in central New York state.
Funded by / Ownership
The Daily Star is owned by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., an American publisher of newspapers and advertising-related publications throughout the United States. Subscription fees and advertising generate revenue for the paper.
Analysis / Bias
Staff writers cover local news with minimal bias in wording, such as this DEC seeks hosts for invasive species awareness events. Coverage of national news is provided by the Associated Press and other CNHI publications.
A review of opinion pieces reveals a leftward tilt with stories such as In Our Opinion: Be a good neighbor and get vaccinated, and In Our Opinion: Pot legalization was the right thing to do. Although The Daily Star does offer some right-leaning opinions, the majority lean left in bias. In general, they report the news factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Daily Star Left-Center biased because of 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 4/8/2021)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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