Stamford Backer is an everyday paper situated in Stamford, Connecticut, which covers news in the city of Stamford and encompassing southwestern southeastern Connecticut towns. The paper has a specific spotlight on business, as well as sports and local area news. It is distributed by Hearst Interchanges, a global media combination. The paper has an AllSides Journalistic prejudice Rating of Center. Sources with a Journalistic prejudice Rating of Center don’t show a lot of unsurprising journalistic spin, or have an equilibrium of articles that lean both left and right.
The paper was established in 1829 by a Stamford man named Edgar Hoyt. The paper was initially known as “The Stamford Promoter.” In 1848 Hoyt’s accomplice, Andrew Smith, turned out to be part proprietor of the paper, and the following year the paper Stamford Advocate turned into a week by week distribution. It was renamed the “Stamford Promoter.” Smith presented many changes, including banishing publicizing from the first page, and he energized perusing in Stamford by working his own coursing library and giving books to the people who exhibited liability. He was one of the originators behind Stamford’s public library, the Ferguson Library.
In 1892 the Gillespie family took over responsibility for Backer and made it an everyday paper. In 1977, they offered the paper to Times Mirror Organization, proprietor of the Los Angeles Times, and in 1980 it moved to its ongoing location at the edge of Tresser Lane and Washington Road in midtown Stamford. The Backer likewise has an office in Norwalk.
In November 2007 the resources of the paper were bought by Hearst, which accepted administration control of the paper in August 2008. The Backer offers a supervisor with its sister paper, the Greenwich Time, and the two papers share a printing plant in Danbury, Connecticut.