The Border Telegraph is a newspaper based in Galashiels, UK. The paper mainly focuses on topics such as news and politics, lifestyle and culture, and local events and news related to the Galashiels area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Border Telegraph 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 Telegraph covers local news for the Glashiels area through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Hawick: Road closures ahead of Christmas lights switch-on. 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 Telegraph is fact-based and presents a minimal bias in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Border Telegraph 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 12/01/2022)
Last Updated on December 1, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check