Last updated on August 19th, 2020 at 05:06 pm
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 Statesville Record & Landmark Least Biased based on balanced news reporting. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record and use of credible sources.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1874, The Statesville Record and Landmark is among the oldest daily newspapers in North Carolina, beginning as the Landmark. The Statesville Record & Landmark is published 7 days a week, serving Statesville and Iredell County in North Carolina. The current editor is Dave Ibach.
Funded by / Ownership
The Record & Landmark is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc., which is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The Newspaper is funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Statesville Record & Landmark reports local news through staff writers and uses minimally loaded wording such as this: Persons of interest sought in 2 robberies. USA and world news is syndicated from the Associated Press. Editorially, the Statesville Record & Landmark has not published an editorial since May of 2018. Further, they do not endorse political candidates. The opinion page demonstrates a balance between right and left-leaning opinions.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the Statesville Record & Landmark Least Biased based on balanced news reporting. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record and use of credible sources. (D. Van Zandt 1/19/2019) Updated (8/19/2020)