These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate the Waterbury Republican-American Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1844, The Waterbury Republican-American is a family-owned newspaper based in Waterbury, Connecticut. The current editor is William J. Pape II.
Funded by / Ownership
The newspaper is owned by Republican-American Inc, which the Pape Family owns. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Republican-American publishes news stories about crime, weather, sports, and local news for Northwest Connecticut. Local news is reported through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Sharon man uses camera to catch meat thief from Millerton, N.Y. National and international news is republished by the Associated Press.
Editorially, more stories slightly favor the right.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Waterbury Republican-American Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/28/2016) Updated (10/28/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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