Bridgewater Mercury

Bridgewater Mercury - Least Biased - Conservative leaning - Credible and ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate the Bridgewater Mercury 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.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic

MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

The Bridgewater Mercury is a newspaper based in Bridgewater, UK. The paper mainly focuses on topics such as news and politics, lifestyle and culture, and local events and news related to the Bridgewater area.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Bridgewater Mercury 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 Bridgewater Mercury covers local news for the Bridgewater area through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Ex-Argos centre in Bridgwater could become Hinkley park and ride site. Regarding sourcing, they rely on first-person accounts and large quotes, which is appropriate for a print publication.

National and international news is usually republished through reliable sources such as PA Media (national news agency for the UK and Ireland) and The Sunday Times.

Editorial, story selection, and op-eds are reasonably balanced and reflect both sides. Generally, the Bridgewater Mercury is fact-based and presents a minimal bias in reporting.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate Bridgewater Mercury 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 01/25/2023)

Source: https://www.bridgwatermercury.co.uk/

Last Updated on January 25, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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