Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Tribune-Herald - Least Biased -Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate the Waco Tribune-Herald as Least Biased based on a balanced editorial page and 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 1892, the Waco Tribune-Herald is an American daily broadsheet newspaper serving Waco, Texas, and its vicinity. The paper covers local, national, business and sports news.

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Funded by / Ownership

Lee Enterprises owns and publishes the Waco Tribune-Herald. According to Open Secrets, Lee Enterprises donated 88% of its money to Republican politicians from 1990 until 2016. However, during the 2020 election cycle, they donated 70% to Democratic candidates and causes. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Waco Tribune-Herald covers local news via journalists and with minimal bias in wording such as this: State to seek death penalty in 2 capital murder cases. National news is covered exclusively by the Associated Press.

Editorially, the Waco Tribune-Herald reasonably represents both sides. A review of editorial articles demonstrates a reasonable low bias; however, slightly more op-eds favor the right. While more op-eds favor the right, liberal perspectives have fair representation; therefore, they earn a least biased rating on the right side of the scale. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the Waco Tribune-Herald as Least Biased based on a balanced editorial page and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 6/28/2019) Updated (10/31/2022)

Source: https://www.wacotrib.com

Last Updated on October 31, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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