St. Peter Herald – Bias and Credibility

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St. Peter Herald - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate the St. Peter Herald as Left-Center Biased based on op-eds and endorsements that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

The St. Peter Herald is a newspaper published in St, Peter, Minnesota, United States, that serves the surrounding area. The website is located at southernminn.com/st_peter_herald/ covering news, sports, crime, and weather.

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Funded by / Ownership

The newspaper is owned by Adams Publishing Group, which owns over one hundred papers across the USA. Stephen Adams is the owner and donates to Republicans, raising 1 million dollars for George W. Bush in 2000. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The St. Peter Herald covers local news through journalists with minimal bias in wording, such as Courtland man arrested in possession of illegal firearms, meth, charges say. Local information is sourced through quotes, interviews, and accounts, while National and world news comes directly from the Associated Press.

Editorially, The St. Peter Herald provides a balance in opinions, with slightly more favoring the left.  They generally report the news factually and with a slight Left-leaning bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate The St. Peter Herald Left-Center Biased based on op-eds and endorsements that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 05/06/2023)

Source: https://www.southernminn.com/st_peter_herald/

Last Updated on May 6, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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