Eagle Pass News Leader

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Eagle Pass News Leader - Right BiasRIGHT BIAS

These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.

  • Overall, we rate The Eagle Pass News Leader a Right Biased source based on strong right wing bias, poor sourcing of information and a lack of transparency, which equates to Mixed factual reporting.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

History

The Eagle Pass News Leader is a local bilingual newspaper and online publication from Eagle Pass, Texas. The current editor is Victor Wheeler.

Funded by / Ownership

The Eagle Pass News Leader does not disclose ownership. Revenue is derived from advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Eagle Pass News Leader focuses on news from Eagle Pass, Texas and uses staff writers for local news. News articles often contain emotional wording such as this: 10-month-old migrant baby found dead, drowned at the Rio Grande. While we hope this story is not true, we are hopeful it is not as there is not a single hyperlink to validate this story. This is the norm for most stories on this site. The website tends to focus on negative stories regarding immigrants. In general, there is minimal to zero sourcing of information and most stories favor the right regarding immigrants.

Overall, we rate The Eagle Pass News Leader a Right Biased source based on strong right wing bias, poor sourcing of information and a lack of transparency, which equates to Mixed factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 5/3/2019)

 

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