The Evening Times Bias and Reliability Overview

The Evening Times is a newspaper based in Marion, Arkansas. Coverage focuses on Crittenden County and eastern Arkansas. A print edition is published three times a week and an e-edition on two days a week. Launched in 1957, the newspaper is owned by Crittenden Publishing Company. Ad Fontes Media rates The Evening Times in the middle category of bias and as most reliable in terms of reliability.

Overall Score

A team of analysts at Ad Fontes Media regularly reviews articles and news programs to rate them in terms of bias and reliability. A weighted average of these ratings results in the overall score for the media source.

The bias rating, demonstrated on the Media Bias Chart®️ on the horizontal axis, ranges from most extreme left to neutral to most extreme right. The reliability rating, demonstrated on the chart’s vertical axis, rates sources on a scale from original fact reporting to analysis, opinion, propaganda and inaccurate/fabricated information.

The following are The Evening Times’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 41.71

Bias: 1.48

Reliability scores for articles and shows are on a scale of 0-64. Scores above 24 are generally acceptable; scores above 32 are generally good.

Bias scores for articles and shows are on a scale of -42 to + 42, with higher negative scores being more left, higher positive scores being more right, and scores closer to zero being the most neutral and/or balanced.

Individual Article Scores

The following articles were reviewed by Ad Fontes Media analysts on the basis of reliability and bias. Each article was reviewed by at least three analysts: one conservative, one liberal and one moderate.

The team considers a variety of factors when rating a news article. To determine its reliability score, we consider the article’s veracity, expression, and its headline and graphics. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall reliability score.

To determine an article’s bias score, we consider its language, its political position and how it compares to other stories from other sources on the same topic. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall bias score.

Article URLBiasReliability
Teen arrested in shooting of uncle1.536
Thanksgiving weekend 2020037.67
County in pursuit of old Ace building047
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West Memphis ‘Dream Team’ lauded for COVID-19 relief effort0.6744.33
Special investigator appointed in West Memphis PD harassment case-0.6736.67
Arkansas-Missouri game recheduled for Dec. 50.6747
Absentee Voting in Arkansas048
“Birds of Prey” a showcase for Harley Quinn033
State police investigating Marion County homicide046
Redding Bridge rehab continues to face delays in city council039.67
Early Voting for March 3 Primary starts today049.67
Addressing the issue of suicide in Arkansas045.33
Proctor man, woman arrested043
Inside the WMPD: Fighting Violent Crime042
FIT launches survivors’ group-0.6741