These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate 604 Now Left-Center Biased based on editorial and story selection that moderately favors the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting rather than High due to a lack of transparency with ownership.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MOSTLY FACTUAL
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
604 Now is an alternative daily serving Metro Vancouver and the southwest corner of British Columbia. They focus on events, food, pop culture, nightlife, and local news. The website lacks transparency as they do not disclose ownership or an editor.
Funded by / Ownership
604 Now does not disclose ownership, and revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, 604 Now is primarily an entertainment guide for the Vancouver Metro area. They also publish community news with minimal bias, such as this HERE’S THE FIRST LOOK INSIDE G&F FINANCIAL GROUP’S NEW FLAGSHIP LOCATION.
Editorially, they report on political issues from a left-leaning perspective such as HEALTH CANADA FINALLY APPROVED A BIRTH CONTROL IMPLANT FOR YOUR ARM, and this VANCOUVER IS HOSTING ANOTHER PROTEST FOR GEORGE FLOYD THIS WEEK. The news is generally reported factually and with a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate 604 Now Left-Center Biased based on editorial and story selection that moderately favors the left. We also rate them Mostly Factual in reporting rather than High due to a lack of transparency with ownership. (11/4/2020) Updated (01/05/2022)
Last Updated on May 16, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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