- 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.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
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.
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)
Last Updated on January 9, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check