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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
Notes: The Post and Courier is a daily newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina. It was originally founded as the Charleston Courier, in 1803. It became the Post and Courier in 1991. The owner of The Post and courier is Evening Post Industries, which is a privately held media company, based in Charleston S.C. As of now, Mitch Pugh is the Executive Editor of the paper.
According to ballotpedia.org, the editorial board of The Post and Courier endorsed Republican presidential candidates including former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney in 2012, U.S. Sen. John McCain in 2008, and President George W. Bush in the 2000 and 2004 general elections.
In review, The Post and Courier report news with minimal bias and balanced story coverage, however, there is a slight right-center editorial bias due to positions that favor the right. The Post and Courier is well-sourced as they use credible media outlets. They also won the Pulitzer Prize in 2015. Since this is a subscription-based Newspaper, we could only view a few articles and relied mostly on third party research. Therefore, this is a medium confidence review. Overall, we rate The Post and Courier Least Biased and High for factual reporting. (M. Huitsing 10/6/2017)