Wichita Eagle

Last updated on May 20th, 2021 at 08:47 pm

Wichita Eagle - Least Biased - Not Liberal (Left) -Not Conservative (Right) - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate The Wichita Eagle on the Right side of Least Biased due to editorial content that slightly favors the right and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing of information.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1872, The Wichita Eagle is a daily newspaper published in Wichita, Kansas, United States.  The McClatchy Company is the largest newspaper in Wichita and the surrounding area. The current editor is Michael Roehrman.

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Funded by / Ownership

McClatchy Company owns the Wichita Eagle and operates 29 daily newspapers in fourteen states. The newspaper is funded through an advertising and subscription model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Wichita Eagle reports local news through journalists and national news via the Associated PressMcClatchy, and other McClatchy papers such as the Sun-Sentinel. There is minimal use of loaded words, and all information is sourced properly. Editorially, more commentary favors Right-leaning positions and is slightly negative in tone toward liberals.

Failed Fact Checks

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Overall, we rate The Wichita Eagle on the Right side of Least Biased due to editorial content that slightly favors the right and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 5/12/2017) Updated (5/20/2021)

Source: https://www.kansas.com/

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

NFN-Low Biased Factual News

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