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 appeals 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 Odessa American right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact checks record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Funded by / Ownership
AIM Media owns the Odessa American and several small newspapers in Texas, Ohio, and Indiana. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Odessa American publishes local news through the use of local journalists. Local news uses minimally loaded wording like this Aphasia Center’s signature fundraiser returns. The national news is covered by the least biased Associated Press.
Editorially, the Odessa American leans right in its views and endorsements NATIONAL VIEW: The president and a callow media. In general, the news is reported factually and with a right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Odessa American right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact checks record. (D. Van Zandt 3/25/2018) Updated (07/03/2023)
Last Updated on July 3, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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