These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals 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.
- Overall, we rate The Fort Bend Herald Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that usually favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1892, The Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster is a daily newspaper based in Rosenberg, Texas, covering Fort Bend County, Wharton County, Austin County, and Brazoria County. The managing editor is Scott Reese Wiley.
Funded by / Ownership
Hartman Newspapers owns the Fort Bend Herald. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster utilize loaded language in their headlines such as “WHY I SECRETLY WANTED ROY MOORE TO LOSE: BROOKS 2020!” and “Climate Change and Political Party Science.” Further, they publish right-wing Ann Coulter opinion pieces.
A complete review of Op-eds reveals most favor the right featuring Erick Erickson. While this review is short, our analysis of 10+ more articles in 2022 shows a consistent right-leaning bias in both story selection and editorial perspectives.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate The Fort Bend Herald Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that usually favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing 12/22/2017) Updated (10/28/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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