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 Republic Least Biased based on a balanced story selection without an editorial section. 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
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1872, The Republic is an American daily newspaper published in Columbus, Indiana. It covers the city of Columbus and several nearby communities in Bartholomew and Jennings counties.
Funded by / Ownership
The Republic is owned by AIM Media, which is an American printer and publisher of daily and weekly newspapers based in Columbus, Indiana. The paper derives revenue from subscriptions and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Republic covers local news via journalists and with minimal bias, such as this Cummins employee misses world record by 20 seconds. The greater state, national, and international news is covered by the Associated Press.
Editorially, they do not publish Op-Eds.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Republic Least Biased based on a balanced story selection without an editorial section. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 9/30/2019) Updated (11/27/2023)
Last Updated on November 27, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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