These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate the Loveland Reporter-Herald Least Biased based on objective news reporting and reasonably balanced editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1880, The Loveland Reporter-Herald is a daily newspaper published in Berthoud, Colorado. It carries local, regional, national, and world news. The current editor is John Vahlenkamp.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Loveland Reporter-Herald is owned by Digital First Media, which owns nearly 100 newspapers across the USA. Digital First Media is in turn owned by Alden Global Capital LLC, a New York Based Hedge Fund, which has been described as “Vulture Capitalists” by former Denver Post writers for the cuts made to newsrooms. Revenue is derived through subscription fees and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Loveland Reporter-Herald covers local news through reporters with minimal bias such as this Man charged with attempted murder on police following pursuit to Loveland. National and international news is covered by the Associated Press and other Digital First Media publications.
Editorially, the Reporter-Herald endorsed Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016. However, a review of editorials shows a reasonable balance with a slight advantage to the left. In general, they report news factually and with minimal left-leaning bias.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate the Loveland Reporter-Herald Least Biased based on objective news reporting and reasonably balanced editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/12/2020)
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