Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free Press - Least Biased - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate the Chattanooga Times Free Press Least Biased based on factual news reporting and a balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1869, The Chattanooga Times Free Press is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and is distributed in the metropolitan Chattanooga region of southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Chattanooga Times Free Press is owned by WEHCO Media, Inc., which owns 14 daily newspapers, 11 weekly newspapers, and 13 cable television companies in six states. The Times Free Press is funded through subscription fees and advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Times Free Press reports local news through journalists with minimal bias, such as this Ad campaigns heat up as union vote nears at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant. National and international stories come from the Associated Press.

Editorially, the Times Free Press has endorsed Democratic Presidential candidates since 1980. However, the paper provides two editorial sections, one for the liberal-leaning Chattanooga Times and another for the conservative-leaning Free Press. Although the paper endorses Democratic Presidential candidates, they maintain a balanced editorial direction.

The Times Free Press generally reports news factually and with minimal editorial bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the Chattanooga Times Free Press Least Biased based on factual news reporting and a balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/1/2019) Updated (06/10/2022)

Source: https://www.timesfreepress.com

Last Updated on June 10, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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