These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate The Durango Herald Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1881, The Durango Herald is a newspaper in Durango, Colorado. The Durango Herald is a small newspaper with a circulation of 6,200 daily and 7,000 on Sundays.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Durango Herald is owned by Ballantine Communications and is funded through advertising and paid subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Durango Herald covers local news via journalists in the area. National/international news comes from the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded language and information is sourced properly. Editorially, The Durango Herald tends to endorse more Republican candidates. Opinion columns are fairly balanced but lean a little more to the right overall.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Durango Herald Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 11/24/2018) Updated (03/01/2023)
Last Updated on March 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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