The L’Observateur is a newspaper published in LaPlace, Louisiana. The paper covers local, national, crime, and sports news.
Funded by / Ownership
The L’Observateur is owned by Boone Newspapers, which owns dozens of community newspapers and magazines. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the L’Observateur primarily covers local news, sports, weather, and entertainment through the use of local journalists. Articles and headlines use minimal loaded emotional language, such as this Local nurse gives gift of mobility to patients in third world countries. The Associated Press typically serves national and international news.
Editorially, the L’Observateur labels its opinion section appropriately, with more op-eds favoring the right. In general, the L’Observateur is factual with a right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the L’Observateur Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 03/31/2023)
Last Updated on May 31, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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