The Newton Kansan is a newspaper published in Newton, Kansas. thekansan.com covers local, national, sports, weather, and crime news for the Newton Area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Newton Kansan is owned by CherryRoad Media, which publishes 20 newspapers in the midwest of the USA. Over the last few elections, CherryRoad has primarily donated to Democrats; however, they donated 100% to Republican candidates in the past. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Newton Kansan covers news, sports, community, and crime for the greater Newton, Kansas, area. Local news is reported with minimal loaded emotional language, such as this County sets date for wind energy rules vote. National and international news comes from the Associated Press.
Editorially, a review of op-eds indicates a reasonable balance between left and right. The paper reports factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Newton Kansan Least Biased biased based on mainly balanced editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 09/30/2022)
Last Updated on September 30, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check