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 appealing 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 Laredo Morning Times Right-Center biased based editorial positions that 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 Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1881, The Laredo Morning Times (LMTonline.com) is a daily broadsheet newspaper located in Laredo, Texas. The website has an English and Spanish version.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Laredo Morning Times is owned by Hearst Communications, which owns newspapers, magazines, and television stations, including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, Cosmopolitan, and Esquire. The newspaper and website are funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Laredo Morning Times covers local news through staff journalists with minimal bias such as this: Man arrested in connection with stabbing incident in South Laredo dating back to 2014. National and international news is delivered through wire services such as the Associated Press.
Editorially, The Laredo Morning Times has endorsed Democrats and Republicans; however, in 2012, they endorsed Republicans Mitt Romney and Ted Cruz. Further, editorials and op-eds tend to favor the right with articles such as this: The post-liberal dead end. In general, news reporting contains low bias and is properly sourced; however, editorially, there is a moderate right-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate the Laredo Morning Times Right-Center biased based editorial positions that favor the Right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/4/2019) Updated (02/17/2023)
Last Updated on February 17, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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