These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate the Rapid City Journal 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 1879, The Rapid City Journal is a print newspaper serving the greater Rapid City, South Dakota region.
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Analysis / Bias
In review, the Rapid City Journal covers local news with journalists and reporters throughout the Rapid City region. For national news, they use the Associated Press. All news is reported with minimal loaded words and bias. The Rapid City Journal always sources its 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 to date
Overall, we rate the Rapid City Journal 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 4/30/2018) Updated (7/18/2020)