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 Burnaby Now 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
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Burnaby Now is an English-language newspaper in Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada. burnabynow.com is the online domain covering news, sports, business, and lifestyle.
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Funded by / Ownership
Glacier Media Group owns Burnaby Now. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Burnaby Now publishes sports, weather, national, world, and local news for the greater Burnaby, BC region. Local news is reported factually and with minimal bias, such as this Judge awards $570K to man fired from Burnaby company – by his brothers. The national news is typically republished from the Canadian Press, while world news is from the Associated Press.
Editorially, Burnaby Now’s Op-eds favor the left with stories such as this Opinion: Eby has an opportunity to drastically address B.C.’s mental health and addictions crisis. The paper generally offers a moderately liberal perspective and reports news factually.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Burnaby Now 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 02/22/2023)
Last Updated on February 22, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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