The Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch is a newspaper published in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. sleepyeye.com covers local, national, sports, weather, and crime news for the Sleepy Eye Area.
Funded by / Ownership
The Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch 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 Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch covers news, sports, community, and crime for the greater Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, area. Local news is reported with minimal loaded emotional language, such as this Dutch student lives in Sleepy Eye this year. 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 Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch 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 12/12/2022)
Last Updated on June 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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