Founded in 1872, The Wichita Eagle is a daily newspaper published in Wichita, Kansas, United States. The paper covers local, national, business, sports and weather.
Funded by / Ownership
The Wichita Eagle is owned by Chatham Asset Management, a New Jersey-based hedge fund with a significant equity stake in Postmedia 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 Press and other Chatham papers such as the Sun-Sentinel. No loaded words are used, and all information is sourced properly, such as this Wichita man’s arrest tied to 24-year-old’s possible fentanyl poisoning, overdose death.
Editorially, more commentary favors Right-leaning positions and is slightly negative in tone toward the left.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
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 (10/21/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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