The Independence Examiner is a newspaper published in Independence, Missouri. examiner.net covers local, national, sports, weather, and crime news for the greater Independence area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Independence Examiner is owned by CherryRoad Media, which publishes 20 newspapers in the midwest of the USA. Over the last few elections, CherryRoad has primarily donated to Democrats; however, they donated 100% to Republican candidates in the past. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Independence Examiner covers news, sports, community, and crime for the greater Independence area. Local news is reported with minimal loaded emotional language, such as this Gas station sale raises neighbors’ concerns. National and international news comes from the Associated Press.
Editorially, a review of op-eds indicates a reasonable balance between left and right. The paper reports factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Independence Examiner as Least Biased biased based on mainly balanced editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 04/11/2023)
Last Updated on May 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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