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 Elkhart Truth Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to utilizing credible news sources and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1889, The Elkhart Truth is a daily newspaper published in Elkhart, Indiana. The paper is owned by Paxton Media Group. The CEO is David M. Paxton, the publisher is Faye Murry and the editor is Lois Tomaszewski.
The Elkhart Truth delivers news from local, hometown politics, business news, local events and more.
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Analysis / Bias
In review, The Elkhart Truth reports national news by republishing articles from credible newsagents such as the Associated Press. They report local news through the use of journalists with minimal bias using neutral headlines such as “Democratic candidate forum set for Jan. 18” and “Salvation Army Week proclaimed beginning May 14.” Editorially, there is a reasonable balance between left and right-leaning opinions, with slightly more favoring the right such as this: Obsessed with Trump.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate The Elkhart Truth Right-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to utilizing credible news sources and a clean fact check record. (M. Huitsing 5/31/2018) Updated (4/19/2019)
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