APTN News

Last updated on September 10th, 2021 at 06:51 pm

APTN News- Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - 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 APTN News Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: Canada (14/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Launched on September 1, 1999, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is a Canadian television national news program aired by the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. They state their mission as “APTN is sharing our Peoples’ journey, celebrating our cultures, inspiring our children and honoring the wisdom of our Elders.” APTN offers various programming related to Aboriginal peoples, including national news, documentaries, dramas, entertainment specials, and more.

Read our profile on Canadian media and government.

Funded by / Ownership

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network owns APTN News. APTN has a policy that 51% of ownership should be in the hands of aboriginal people. Advertising generates revenue.

Analysis / Bias

APTN National News publishes news stories using The Canadian Press, which is similar to the AP. Local and regional news reporting is reasonably low biased such as this  Tensions rise in Wetaskiwin after homeless shelter closes. Articles are also properly sourced.

Editorially, they hold left-leaning positions, especially regarding the environment, such as this ‘A large step forward’: Arctic First Nation goes solar. Other left-leaning positions they support are social equality for LGBTQ and financial equality for women. Finally, they cover Covid-19 from a pro-science perspective.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None to date

Overall, we APTN News Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor a liberal perspective. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (M. Huitsing 9/16/17) Updated (9/10/2021)

Source: https://www.aptnnews.ca/

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

NFN-Low Biased Factual News

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