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- Overall, we rate the Missoulian Least Biased due to a mostly balanced editorial page and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1870, the Missoulian is a print newspaper serving the city of Missoula and Western Montana.
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Analysis / Bias
In review, the Missoulian covers local news with journalists and reporters throughout the Missoula and greater western Montana region. For national news, they use the Associated Press. All news is reported with minimal loaded words and bias. The Missoulian always sources their information properly. Editorially, there is a balance between right and left-leaning opinions with just a slight edge to the left.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Missoulian Least Biased due to a mostly balanced editorial page and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 5/7/2018) Updated (6/21/2020)
Last Updated on June 21, 2020 by Media Bias Fact Check