The Herald Journal (Utah)

The Herald Journal - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate the editorial tone of The Herald Journal as Least Biased and High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1931, The Herald-Journal or hjnews is a daily newspaper based in Logan, Utah, United States. Its features include local news, events from northern Utah communities and  Southeastern Idaho, entertainment, as well as political commentaries, and world news.

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Funded by / Ownership

The newspaper is owned by Adams Publishing Group, which holds 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. Revenue is derived from advertising and subscription fees.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Herald-Journal covers local news through journalists with minimal bias in wording such as this cache Valley schools welcome state employees as substitute teachers. Local news is sourced through quotes, interviews, and accounts, while National and world news comes directly from the Associated Press.

Editorially, the Herald-Tribune provides a balance in opinions. In general, they report the news factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the editorial tone of The Herald Journal as Least Biased and High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact check record. (M. Huitsing 5/11/2018) Updated (02/04/2022)

Source: https://www.hjnews.com/

Last Updated on February 4, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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