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 appeals 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 Thibodaux Daily Comet Left-Center Biased based on 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 Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Thibodaux Daily Comet is a newspaper that serves Thibodaux, Louisana, and the surrounding area. The paper covers local, national, and international news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, and opinion. dailycomet.com serves as the online domain for the newspaper.
Funded by / Ownership
Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, owns The Thibodaux Daily Comet. 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 Thibodaux Daily Comet covers news, sports, lifestyle, and entertainment for the greater Thibodaux, Louisiana area. They report local news with minimal loaded emotional language Mom and boyfriend indicted on murder charges in death of 2-year-old Ezekiel Harry of Houma. National and international news comes from other Gannett publications and the Associated Press.
Editorially, The Thibodaux Daily Comet does not make Presidential endorsements; however, a review of op-eds shows that both sides are represented, such as this that favors the left: Our opinion: Violence should not be tolerated, at the Capitol or anywhere else. After reviewing dozens of op-eds, we found slightly more favor a liberal perspective. Finally, the news is generally reported factually and with a slight left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Thibodaux Daily Comet Left-Center Biased based on 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 08/17/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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