Korea Herald

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Korea Herald - Right Center BiasRIGHT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in 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 conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.

Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: South Korea 63/180

Notes: The Korea Herald is a government subsidized daily English-language newspaper founded in 1953 and published in Seoul, South Korea. Hwang Jang-jin is the Editor-in-Chief for The Korea Herald. The Publisher is Lee Young-man and the paper is operated by Herald Corporation.

The Korea Herald often uses loaded words in their headlines that are charged with emotion, such as: Putin negative on sanctions. When reporting stories about the USA there is a left-center bias, such as this: Trump risk. However, when reporting South Korean national news there is a right-center bias. Unfortunately, they rarely provide links to their sources, which makes it difficult to verify the context and accuracy of stories. Overall, we rate The Korea Herald mixed for factual reporting based on poor sourcing and right-center biased based on national reporting. (M. Huitsing 9/14/2017)


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