These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources. Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
The Calmar Courier is a newspaper published in Calmar, Indiana, United States. The paper covers news, sports, lifestyle, and opinion for Calmar and the surrounding area. calmarcourier.com serves as the domain for the online version of the newspaper.
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Funded by / Ownership
Mid America Publishing owns and publishes the Calmar Courier. Mid America Publishing publishes several community newspapers throughout Indiana. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Calmar Courier reports on news, sports, weather, crime, and lifestyle for the greater Calmar, Indiana region. Reporters demonstrate minimal bias when reporting local news, such as this LEGO League Scores Well at State. The newspaper and website do not publish national news, focusing on local news reporting.
Editorially, the Calmar Courier reasonably represents both sides. A review of op-eds demonstrates a reasonably low bias; however, slightly more op-eds favor the right. While more op-eds favor the right, liberal perspectives have fair representation; therefore, they earn a least biased rating on the right side of the scale. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Calmar Courier Least Biased based on reasonably balanced editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 03/04/2023)
Last Updated on March 4, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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