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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
In review, the Odessa American publishes local news through the use of local journalists. Local news reporting has a low bias and is factual. The national news is covered by the least biased Associated Press. Editorially, the Odessa American leans right in its views and endorsements. Overall, we rate the Odessa American right-center biased and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 3/25/2018)