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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
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. The current editor is Zack Kucharski.
Funded by / Ownership
The newspaper is owned by the 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 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 to date
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 (2/12/2019)