The Falmouth Packet is a newspaper based in Falmouth UK. The paper mainly focuses on topics such as news and politics, lifestyle and culture, and local events and news related to the Falmouth/Cornwall area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Falmouth Packet is operated by Newsquest Media Group Ltd., owned by the American mass media holding company Gannett, the publisher of USA Today. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Falmouth Packet covers local news for the Falmouth area through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Cornwall Heritage Trust new owner of Tregonning Hill Helston. Regarding sourcing, they rely on first-person accounts and large quotes, which is appropriate for a print publication.
Editorially, story selection, and op-eds are reasonably balanced and reflect both sides. Generally, the Falmouth Packet is fact-based and presents a minimal bias in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Falmouth Packet 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 11/01/2023)
Last Updated on November 10, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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