Daily Source Bias Check: The Star

The Star - Malaysia - Right Bias - Conservative - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.

  • Overall, we rate The Star Right Biased based on editorial positions that favor the right. We also rate them Mixed factually due to poor sourcing and having connections to the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), a right-wing political party.

Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: Malaysia
Press Freedom Rank: LIMITED FREEDOM
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
Source: https://www.thestar.com

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