These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate the Dallas Morning News Right-Center Biased based on slightly right-leaning editorial bias and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1885, The Dallas Morning News is a daily newspaper serving the Dallas–Fort Worth area of Texas. The paper has won nine Pulitzer Prizes for reporting and photography, George Polk Awards for education reporting and regional reporting, and an Overseas Press Club award for photography. The current editor is Mike Wilson.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Dallas Morning News is owned by A. H. Belo Corporation, a Dallas-based media company that owns newspapers in North Texas. The newspaper is funded through subscriptions and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Dallas Morning News covers local news through journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Man dies after fire at Far East Dallas home. National news comes from various sources, including the Associated Press and the New York Times. All story information is properly sourced.
Editorially, the Dallas Morning News always endorses Republican candidates; however, in 2016, they did not endorse Republican Donald Trump based on the argument that “Donald Trump is not a true Republican.” A review of their opinion page also shows a right-leaning bias in topic selection that favors the right. For example, this paper routinely publishes negative opinion pieces against former Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. In general, the Dallas Morning News publishes straight news with minimal bias and editorially demonstrates a slight right-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Dallas Morning News Right-Center Biased based on slightly right-leaning editorial bias and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/14/2016) Updated (08/21/2022)
Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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