Founded in 1877, The Marshall News Messenger is a daily broadsheet newspaper independently published in Marshall, Texas. The newspaper serves Marshall and the surrounding area.
Funded by / Ownership
The newspaper is owned by M. Roberts Media, which publishes 6 newspapers in the eastern Texas region. The paper is funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Marshall News Messenger reports local news through journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Marion County district judge arrested on DWI charge. National and world news comes almost exclusively from the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Marshall News Messenger tends to lean left with op-eds such as this Another View: We froze and Abbott got paid – $1 million from the billionaire profiteer of Texas’ deadly storm. In general, the Marshall News Messenger is factual, uses credible sources, and holds a slightly Left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Marshall News Messenger slightly Left-Center biased based on more editorial positions favoring the Left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 09/15/2022)
Last Updated on June 2, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check