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 Wildwood Independent Least Biased based on balanced 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: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Wildwood Independent is a daily newspaper serving Grass Valley, California. The website covers local news, sports, crime, and community information.
Funded by / Ownership
The Wildwood Independent is published by Swift Communications, which publishes numerous small-market newspapers around the western USA. Ogden Newspapers owns Swift. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Wildwood Independent publishes news for Grass Valley, California, and the surrounding area. Local news is covered through reporting with minimal bias in wording, such as this The Nevada County Diaper Project Receives Substantial Grant. The paper and website do not cover national and international news.
A review of editorials demonstrates a reasonable balance without extremes such as this Our View: Using the past to shape our future. In general, they exhibit low bias and produce fact-based news.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Wildwood Independent Least Biased based on balanced story selection and editorial positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 04/28/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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