These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate the Amarillo Globe-News Least biased based on low biased straight news reporting and a balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1909, The Amarillo Globe-News is a daily broadsheet newspaper in Amarillo, Texas. The current publisher is Robert Granfeldt.
Funded by / Ownership
The Amarillo Globe-News is owned by Gannett (Gatehouse Media), which publishes USA Today. In August 2019, Gatehouse Media purchased and merged with Gannett becoming the largest newspaper chain in the USA. After the merger, the companies retained the Gannett name. The newspaper is funded through advertising and paid subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, local news is covered through journalist with neutral wording such as this: Texas Tech system officials promote legislative agenda in Austin. National and World is derived from the Associated Press. All information is appropriately sourced. Editorially, The Globe-News has a past history of endorsing mostly Republican candidates, however their op-ed page is mostly balanced in presenting both views.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the Amarillo Globe-News Least biased based on low biased straight news reporting and a balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/6/2019) Updated (1/18/2021)