The Eclectic Observer is a newspaper published in Wetumpka, Alabama. The paper covers local, national, crime, and sports news.
Funded by / Ownership
The Eclectic Observer is owned by Boone Newspapers, which owns dozens of community newspapers and magazines. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Eclectic Observer primarily covers local news, sports, weather, and entertainment through the use of local journalists. Articles and headlines use minimal loaded emotional language, such as this Mercer selected as new Elmore County Commission chairman. The Associated Press typically serves national and international news.
Editorially, the Eclectic Observer labels its opinion section appropriately, with more op-eds favoring the right. In general, the Wetumpka Herald is factual with a right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Eclectic Observer Right-Center Biased based on 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 11/02/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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