The Spokesman-Review

Spokesman-Review - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate The Spokesman-Review Least Biased based on story selection and editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1894, The Spokesman-Review is a daily broadsheet newspaper based in Spokane in U.S. state of Washington, where it is the city’s only daily publication.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Spokesman-Review is owned by the Cowles Company, which owns several small TV stations and manufacturing companies in the Pacific Northwest. Revenue is derived through subscriptions, advertising, and sponsored content.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Spokesman-Review covers local news with minimal bias, such as this Pullman police have issued 10 nuisance party infractions in less than a week. National and international news is derived from the Associated Press.

Editorially, The Spokesman-Review endorsed Hillary Clinton for President in 2016. A review of op-eds also reveals a mixed bag of opinions. This is a mostly least-biased source based on balanced op-eds and no failed fact checks.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate The Spokesman-Review Least Biased based on story selection and editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (10/7/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 01/09/2023)

Source: https://www.spokesman.com/

Last Updated on January 9, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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