The Ottawa Herald is a newspaper published in Ottawa, Kansas. ottawaherald.com covers local, national, sports, weather, and crime news for the Ottawa Area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Ottawa Herald is owned by CherryRoad Media, which publishes 20 newspapers in the midwest of the USA. Over the last few elections, CherryRoad has primarily donated to Democrats; however, they donated 100% to Republican candidates in the past. Advertising and paid subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Ottawa Herald covers news, sports, community, and crime for the greater Ottawa, Kansas, area. Local news is reported with minimal loaded emotional language, such as this Deputies searching for wanted man. National and international news comes from the Associated Press.
Editorially, a review of op-eds indicates a reasonable balance between left and right. The paper reports factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Ottawa Herald as Least Biased biased based on mainly balanced editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/29/2022)
Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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