These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an 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 Monitor Least Biased based on mostly straight news coverage with minimal editorial bias. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1909, The Monitor is a broadsheet newspaper in McAllen, Texas, that covers Starr and Hidalgo counties.
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Funded by / Analysis
The Monitor is owned by AIM Media Texas, which owns seven papers throughout Texas. The parent company AIM Media owns 30 papers across the USA. The Monitor generates revenue through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Monitor covers local news through journalists with minimal bias, such as this: Final two defendants in drug conspiracy case get 4 years. National and international stories come from the Associated Press. The website does not typically run partisan editorials and focuses more on straight news. In general, this is a straight news source.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Monitor Least Biased based on mostly straight news coverage with minimal editorial bias. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 5/26/2019) Updated (01/25/2023)
Last Updated on January 25, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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