The Star Democrat

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Star Democrat - Least Biased


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


Founded in 1799, The Star Democrat is an American newspaper published and mainly distributed in Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County, as well as in the surrounding counties of Caroline; Dorchester, Queen Anne’s and Kent. The publisher is David Fike and the editor-in-chief is John Griep.

Funded by / Ownership

The Star Democrat is owned by the Adams Publishing Group, LLC. The paper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.

Analysis / Bias

The Star Democrat reports local news through the use of journalists and national news via the Associated Press. There is minimal use of loaded words and all information is sourced properly. Editorially, there is a balance between left and right views, with perhaps a slight lean left in number.

A factual search reveals The Star Democrat has not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate The Star Democrat Least Biased based on balanced reporting and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 7/22/2018)


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