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 the Barrhead Leader Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. 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 Rank: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Barrhead Leader is an English-language newspaper in Barrhead, Alberta, Canada. townandcountrytoday.com is the online domain covering news, sports, business, and lifestyle.
Funded by / Ownership
Glacier Media Group owns the Barrhead Leader. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Barrhead Leader publishes sports, weather, national, world, and local news for the greater Barrhead, Alberta region. Local news is reported factually and with minimal bias, such as this Sentencing delayed for man caught with sawed-off shotgun. The national news is typically republished from the Canadian Press, while world news is from the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Barrhead Leader’s Op-eds favor the left with stories such as this Stop playing Russian roulette. The paper generally offers a moderately liberal perspective and reports news factually.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Barrhead Leader Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 02/01/2023)
Last Updated on May 20, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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