Biloxi Sun Herald

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  • Overall, we rate the Biloxi Sun Herald Least Biased based on a reasonably balanced editorial page and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in 1884, The Biloxi Sun Herald is a U.S. newspaper based in Biloxi, Mississippi, that serves readers along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The paper’s current headquarters is in the city of Gulfport.

The Sun Herald was awarded the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, along with The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, for coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. The current editor is Blake Kaplan.

Funded by / Ownership

The Sun Herald is owned by the McClatchy Company, which owns numerous newspapers through the USA. The newspaper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Biloxi Sun Herald covers local news via journalists with minimal bias, such as this: He killed a man for cash and a car, but Coast judge considered previous crimes at sentencing. National news is provided through the Associated Press and McClatchy. All information is properly sourced to credible media outlets. Editorially, the Sun Herald typically does not endorse candidates. Op-Ed’s provide both right and left leaning perspectives, however slightly more tend to favor the left such as this: President Trump, we’re not ‘enemies of the people.’ End your war on our free press.

A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate the Biloxi Sun Herald Least Biased based on a reasonably balanced editorial page and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/15/2019)

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