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BBB Accredited Business since


Additional Locations

Phone: (800) 776-7827 Fax: (817) 390-7869 808 Throckmorton, Ft Worth, TX 76102 View Additional Email Addresses

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This company offers the sale and distribution of a daily newspaper.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that FORT WORTH STAR TELEGRAM meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for FORT WORTH STAR TELEGRAM include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 40 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

40 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 19 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 6
Billing/Collection Issues 7
Delivery Issues 15
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 12
Total Closed Complaints 40

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 1
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 01, 1961 Business started: 01/01/1906 Business started locally: 01/01/1906 Business incorporated 05/05/2008 in TX
Type of Entity


Business Management
Dawn James, Audience Service Director
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Dawn James, Audience Service Director
Business Category

Newspapers Online Social Media/Networking

Alternate Business Names

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

FORT WORTH STAR TELEGRAM has received 3.68 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.