The Border Counties Advertiser is a newspaper based in Shropshire, UK. The paper mainly focuses on topics such as news and politics, lifestyle and culture, and local events and news related to the Oxford area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Border Counties Advertiser is operated by Newsquest Media Group Ltd., owned by the American mass media holding company Gannett, the publisher of USA Today. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Border Counties Advertiser covers local news for the Oswestry and Shropshire area through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Shropshire: Council tax rise considered for ‘tough financial outlook’. Regarding sourcing, they rely on first-person accounts and large quotes, which is appropriate for a print publication.
Editorial, story selection, and op-eds are reasonably balanced and reflect both sides. Generally, the Border Counties Advertiser is fact-based and presents a minimal bias in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Border Counties Advertiser 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 11/24/2022)
Last Updated on May 15, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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