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 appealing 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 Abbotsford News as slightly Left-Center biased based on a mildly left-leaning story selection that favors a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Abbotsford News is a newspaper published in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The website abbynews.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Abbotsford area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns Abbotsford News. Black Press, based in British Columbia, Canada, publishes over 170 titles across Canada and the western United States. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Abbotsford News covers news for Abbotsford and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this Abbotsford school district and partners fill backpacks and cupboards for back to school. National and international is published through the Associated Press.
Editorially, Abbotsford News does not regularly produce op-eds. However, political news coverage tends to lean left, such as this Chances of climate catastrophe are ignored, scientists say. Generally, news reporting is factual with a left-leaning bias in story selection.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Abbotsford News as slightly Left-Center biased based on a mildly left-leaning story selection that favors a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 08/07/2022)
Last Updated on May 16, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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