Utah Public Radio (UPR)

Utah Public Radio (UPR) - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate UPR Left-Center Biased based on reporting that slightly favors a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Radio Station
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Utah Public Radio (UPR) is a radio station and website that is a part of National Public Radio (NPR). They are broadcast on KUSM-FM in Logan, Utah.

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Funded by / Ownership

UPR is a service of Utah State University but is operated by KUSM-FM, a nonprofit community organization. Revenue is derived through Listeners, Members, and Business contributions. The organizations also get funding from Utah State University and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Analysis / Bias

UPR sources news locally with reporters on the ground and internationally through partnerships with highly factual, left-leaning sources such as NPR, BBC, PRI, and CBC. Like other NPR stations, there is minimal use of loaded language, and all reports are grounded in fact. There is a slight left-leaning bias in story selection that favors the left.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate UPR Left-Center Biased based on reporting that slightly favors a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/31/2017) Updated (12/3/2021)

Source: https://www.upr.org/

Last Updated on December 3, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check

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