The Herald-Sun (Durham, North Carolina)

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The Herald-Sun (Durham) - Least BiasedLEAST BIASED

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.

Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180


Founded in 1853, The Herald-Sun is a daily newspaper in Durham, North Carolina, published by the McClatchy Company.  The current editor is Bob Ashley.

Funded by / Ownership

The Herald-Sun is owned by McClatchy Company which operates 29 daily newspapers in fourteen states. The newspaper is funded through an advertising and subscription model.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Herald-Sun reports local news through the use of journalists and national news via the Associated Press, McClatchy and other McClatchy papers such as the Sun-Sentinel. There is minimal use of loaded words and all information is sourced properly. Editorially, more commentary favors left leaning positions and is slightly negative in tone toward conservatives.

A factual search reveals The Herald-Sun has not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate The Herald-Sun on the left side of Least Biased due to editorial content that slightly favors the left and High for factual reporting based proper sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 9/5/2018)


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