The Palm Beach Post

Palm Beach Post - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

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 appealing 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 Palm Beach Post Left-Center biased based on strong left-leaning editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1916, The Palm Beach Post is an American daily broadsheet newspaper serving Palm Beach County in South Florida and parts of the Treasure Coast.

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Funded by / Ownership

Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns The Palm Beach Post. 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 Palm Beach Post reports local news using journalists with minimally loaded words and proper sourcing, such as this: Police ID man shot, killed in West Palm dispute over unleashed dog. National and world news is covered by the Associated Press.

Editorially, The Palm Beach Post mostly endorses Democratic candidates, while their opinion pieces also favor the left, such as this: Editorial: Sea-level rise is not just a worry for those who live on South Florida’s waterfront and this Editorial: Don’t dishonor Parkland shooting victims by reversing gun safety laws. In general, The Palm Beach Post reports straight news with minimal bias and proper sourcing; however, editorially, there is a distinct left-leaning bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate The Palm Beach Post Left-Center biased based on strong left-leaning editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/5/2019) Updated (01/18/2023)

Source: https://www.palmbeachpost.com

Last Updated on January 18, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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