These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
Overall, the Williamsport Sun-Gazette is Right-Center biased based on editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette is a morning newspaper published seven days a week in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in Lycoming County. Its earliest antecedents date to 1801. The Publisher is Robert Rolley and the Editor is Laura L. Janssen.
Funded by / Ownership
The Newspaper is owned by Ogden Newspapers Inc., which publishes numerous small-market newspapers around the eastern half of the USA. Ogden has historically donated to Republican candidates. According to Open Secrets, since 1992 they have donated 93% to Republicans. Robert Nutting is the current CEO. The paper is funded through both advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Williamsport Sun-Gazette publishes national and international news with low bias, by using sources such as the Associated Press. Locally and editorially the Sun-Gazette presents with a right-leaning bias that favors conservative causes.
A factual search reveals they have never failed a fact check.
Overall, the Williamsport Sun-Gazette is Right-Center biased based on editorial positions and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 12/31/2017) Updated (01/29/2020)