The Basildon Echo is a newspaper based in Basildon, UK. The paper mainly focuses on topics such as news and politics, lifestyle and culture, and local events and news related to the Southend area.
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Analysis / Bias
The Basildon Echo covers local news for the Basildon area through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Roads Policing officers clamp down on traffic offences in Thurrock. Regarding sourcing, they rely on first-person accounts and large quotes, which is appropriate for a print publication.
Editorially, story selection and op-eds are reasonably balanced and reflect both sides. Generally, the Basildon Echo is fact-based and presents a minimal bias in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Basildon Echo as least biased based on minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing 10/08/2023)
Last Updated on November 7, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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