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Times Free Press - Left Center BiasLEFT-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 using appeal 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 Chattanooga Times Free Press Left Center biased based on consistent endorsement of Democratic candidates and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

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. The current editor is Alison Gerber.

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 journalist and 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. In general, the Times Free Press reports news with minimal bias, but presents a left leaning editorial bias through endorsement of mostly democratic candidates.

A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate the Chattanooga Times Free Press Left Center biased based on consistent endorsement of Democratic candidates and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/1/2019)

Source: https://www.timesfreepress.com

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