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 Gazette Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1883, The Gazette is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The newspaper is distributed throughout northeastern and east-central Iowa, including the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City metropolitan areas. It was formerly called The Cedar Rapids Gazette.
Funded by / Ownership
The newspaper is owned by The Gazette Company and is funded through an advertising and subscription model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The newspaper presents news stories with minimal bias and always sources properly. There is minimal use of loaded language in straight news headlines such as this: Allegiant announces nonstop flights from Cedar Rapids to Nashville. National and World news is republished from sources such as the LA Times and the Washington Post.
Although the newspaper endorsed Hillary Clinton in 2016, it has endorsed Republicans in every election since 1964. Therefore, the editorial bias typically favors the right.
In general, straight news reporting is minimally biased, and editorials tend to favor the right.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Gazette Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/6/2017) Updated (02/28/2023)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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