Ajax News Advertiser – Bias and Credibility

Ajax News Advertiser - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Progressive - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

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 The Ajax News Advertiser Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: Canada
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

The Ajax News Advertiser is a newspaper published in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. durhamregion.com/ajax-on/ provides local, national, and world news for the greater Ajax, Ontario region.

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Funded by / Ownership

The publisher of The Ajax News Advertiser is Metroland Media Group Ltd., a subsidiary of Nordstar Capital LP. Advertising generates revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In 2015 and 2021, the Toronto Star (Nordstar), which owns The Ajax News Advertiser’s publisher, Metroland Media Group, endorsed the Liberal Party under Justin Trudeau.

In review, The Ajax News Advertiser uses low-biased wording when reporting local news such as this: Drivers being warned of closures on Highway 401 in Pickering and Ajax as well as Oshawa Dec. 6-9 that could cause traffic problems. National news is derived from the Canadian Press, while world news comes from the Associated Press.



Editorially, a review of op-eds slightly favors the left. In general, they are fact-based and hold a left-leaning editorial bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate The Ajax News Advertiser Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/12/2022)

Source: https://www.durhamregion.com/ajax-on/

 

Last Updated on May 18, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check


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