Idaho Press-Tribune

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Factual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate the Idaho Press-Tribune Left-Center Biased based on op-eds and endorsements that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in 1883, The Idaho Press-Tribune is a daily newspaper published in Nampa, Idaho, United States, that serves Nampa and the surrounding area. The current publisher is Matt Davison. The website IdahoPress.com also hosts other newspapers including Boise Weekly.

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Funded by / Ownership

The newspaper is owned by Adams Publishing Group, which owns over one hundred papers across the USA. Stephen Adams is the owner and donates to Republicans, raising 1 million dollars for George W. Bush in 2000. Revenue is derived from advertising and subscription fees.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Idaho Press-Tribune covers local news through journalists with minimal bias in wording such as this Man charged with two felonies in fatal hit-and-run crash. Local news is sourced through quotes, interviews, and accounts, while National and world news comes directly from the Associated Press.

Editorially, the Idaho Press-Tribune provides a balance in opinions, with slightly more favoring the left.  In general, they report the news factually and with a slight Left-leaning bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None to date

Overall, we rate the Idaho Press-Tribune Left-Center Biased based on op-eds and endorsements that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. (10/5/2020)

Source: https://www.idahopress.com/

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