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- Overall, we rate the Longview News-Journal on the right side of least biased due to a very slight right-leaning editorial bias and high for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1871, the Longview News-Journal is a major paper for the city of Longview, Texas, and 11 surrounding counties in East Texas.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Longview News-Journal is owned by Texas Community Media LLC. They are funded through an advertising and subscription model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Longview News-Journal covers local news using journalists and local writers. National/International news is republished from the Associated Press. Editorials use minimally loaded words such as this: Editorial: Big increase in flu deaths makes vaccination vital and are properly sourced. Further, some editorials are republished from the left-center Houston Chronicle. Regarding political endorsements, they have endorsed both Democrats and Republicans, but certainly more Republicans in their recent history.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Longview News-Journal on the right side of least biased due to a very slight right-leaning editorial bias and high for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/16/2018) Updated (03/17/2023)
Last Updated on March 17, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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