The Essex Echo is a newspaper based in Basildon, UK. The paper mainly focuses on topics such as news and politics, lifestyle and culture, and local events and news related to the Basildon/South Essex area.
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Analysis / Bias
The Essex Echo covers local news for the Basildon area through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Benfleet Sadlers Farm roundabout lane closed. Regarding sourcing, they rely on first-person accounts and large quotes, which is appropriate for a print publication.
Editorial, story selection, and op-eds are reasonably balanced and reflect both sides. Generally, the Essex Echo is fact-based and presents a minimal bias in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Essex Echo as least biased based on minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing (11/08/2022)
Last Updated on November 8, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check