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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 43/180
Notes: The Sioux City Journal is the daily newspaper and website of Sioux City, Iowa. Founded in 1864, the publication now covers northwestern Iowa and portions of Nebraska and South Dakota. The Journal has won numerous state, regional and national awards. It was named one of the “10 that do it right” by the publishing trade journal Editor and Publisher in 2009 and 2013. The Journal is owned by Lee Enterprises Inc. In review, the Sioux City Journal uses minimal loaded words and tends to have balanced editorial positions, though there is some negativity toward President Trump. All information is sourced and factual. Overall, we rate the Sioux City Journal Least Biased with just a slight lean left and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 9/26/2017)
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