Last updated on January 24th, 2022 at 01:30 pm
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- Overall, we rate The Morning Call Least Biased based on diverse editorial and opinion pieces. 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: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Morning Call is a daily newspaper based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The Morning Call serves a nine-county region of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey and is the largest circulation newspaper of the Lehigh Valley.
Funded by / Ownership
The Tribune Publishing Company owns the Morning Call. The Tribune Publishing Company is in turn owned by Alden Global Capital LLC, a New York Based Hedge Fund, which has been described as “Vulture Capitalists” by former Denver Post writers for the cuts made to newsrooms. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Morning Call covers local news through journalists. All local news is well-sourced and minimally biased. National and International News are typically delivered via the least biased Associated Press. Editorially, The Morning Calls publishes opinions with a decent balance between Left-Center and Right-Center viewpoints; however, there is a very slight favoring toward the left.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Morning Call Least Biased based on diverse editorial and opinion pieces. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/5/2018) Updated (01/24/2022)