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About Herald Democrat
Herald Democrat is a news media source with an AllSides Media Bias Rating™ of Left.
What a "Left" Rating Means
Sources with an AllSides Media Bias Rating of Left display media bias in ways that strongly align with liberal, progressive, or left-wing thought and/or policy agendas. This is our most liberal rating on the political spectrum.Learn more about Left ratings
The Herald Democrat has deep roots in the community, dating back to the 1800s. It was formed on Sept. 1, 1996, with the merger of the Denison Herald and the Sherman Democrat. The Herald began publishing in 1889, and the Democrat began in 1879. The main office is located in Sherman, with a bureau office in Denison.
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As of February 2023, people have voted on the AllSides Media Bias Rating for Herald Democrat. On average, those who disagree with our rating think this source has a Center bias.
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As of February 2023, AllSides has low or initial confidence in our Left rating for Herald Democrat. If we perform more bias reviews and gather consistent data, this confidence level will increase.