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Duluth News Tribune

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Duluth News Tribune - Right Center BiasRIGHT-CENTER BIAS

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 using appeal 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.

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in 1869, The Duluth News Tribune (known locally as The Tribune or “DNT”) is a broadsheet newspaper based in Duluth, Minnesota. The current editor is Rick Lubbers.

Funded by / Ownership

In 2006, Forum Communications, a Fargo, North Dakota media firm bought the Duluth News Tribune from The McClatchy Company. Forum Communications owns several small to mid-sized news papers and TV stations in the Midwest, USA. The Newspaper is funded through advertising and subscriptions.

Analysis / Bias

In review, local news is covered via journalists while national/international news is derived from outside sources such as the Washington Post. There is minimal use of biased language in straight news reporting. Editorially, the Duluth News Tribune leans right in opinion and editorial content. Up until the 2016 election the DNT has always endorsed Republican Presidential candidates. There is also use of loaded emotional language in opinion pieces such as this: Immigrant-bashing began with Founding Fathers — not with Trump. In general, more published editorials favor the right.

A factual search reveals that the Duluth News Tribune has not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate the Duluth News Tribune Right-Center Biased based on editorial content and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 11/6/2018)

Source: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com

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