These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an 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 Bradenton Herald as Least Biased based on low-biased news reporting and a balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Bradenton Herald is a daily newspaper based in Bradenton, Florida, in the United States. The paper’s website is located at bradenton.com.
Funded by / Ownership
The Bradenton Herald is owned by Chatham Asset Management, a New Jersey-based hedge fund with a significant equity stake in Postmedia and majority ownership of American Media Inc. In 2020, Chatham Asset Management bought the McClatchy Company, which owned numerous newspapers around the USA and has won several Pulitzer Prizes. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Bradenton Herald covers local news, sports, weather, and crime through reporters. Articles and headlines are often minimally biased, such as this: Bradenton man receives Bronze Star Medal for service over 50 years after Vietnam War. Other McClatchy papers provide national and international news. The website features a section for politics that generally offers syndicated content from other McClatchy properties.
Editorially, the Bradenton Herald does not make Presidential endorsements. A review of editorials reveals a mix of left and right-leaning opinions. News reporting is generally low-biased and has a reasonably balanced editorial perspective.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Bradenton Herald as Least Biased based on low-biased news reporting and a balanced editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 08/27/2023)
Last Updated on August 27, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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