Lubbock Avalanche Journal

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Lubbock Avalanche Journal - 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.

  • Overall, we rate The Lubbock Avalanche Journal Right-Center biased based on editorial bias that moderately favors the right through political endorsements and story selection. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a borderline clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in 1900, The Lubbock Avalanche Journal is a newspaper based in Lubbock, Texas, United States. In 2017, Morris Communications sold its newspapers to GateHouse Media. The current editor is Jill Nevels-Haun.

Funded by / Ownership

The Lubbock Avalanche Journal is owned by Gatehouse Media, which owns over 100 small and mid-market newspapers across the USA. The newspaper is funded through advertising and subscription fees.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Lubbock Avalanche Journal covers local news through the use of journalists with minimal bias such as this: Roadway near 9th Street and Quaker Avenue caved in after water main bursts. National and world news is republished via the Associated Press. Editorially, the opinion page tends to cover both sides with a slight lean right in topic selection. When it comes to endorsements this paper tends to endorse more Republicans by a strong margin and they endorsed Donald Trump in 2016 for President. All information is typically sourced properly and opinions and news labeled as such.

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Overall, we rate The Lubbock Avalanche Journal Right-Center biased based on editorial bias that moderately favors the right through political endorsements and story selection. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a borderline clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 4/10/2019)

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