These media sources are slight to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate The Wilkes Journal-Patriot as right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to credible news sources and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is a newspaper published in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. journalpatriot.com delivers local news, hometown politics, business news, local events, and sports.
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Analysis / Bias
In review, The Wilkes Journal-Patriot reports national news by republishing articles from credible newsagents such as the Associated Press. They report local news through the use of journalists with minimal bias using neutral headlines such as Forest service urges extra caution with fire. All information is properly sourced.
Editorially, there is a reasonable balance between left and right-leaning opinions, with slightly more favoring the right. In general, the paper is fact-based and holds a slight right-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Wilkes Journal-Patriot as right-center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to credible news sources and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing 10/17/2023)
Last Updated on October 17, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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