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 Chilliwack Progress 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 Chilliwack Progress is a newspaper published in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. The website theprogress.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Chilliwack area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns the Chilliwack Progress. 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, the Chilliwack Progress covers news for Chilliwack and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this Chilliwack and area real estate sales numbers continue to cool. National and international is published through the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Chilliwack Progress does not regularly produce op-eds. However, political news coverage tends to lean left, such as this Global Climate Strike at Five Corners Friday. 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 the Chilliwack Progress 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 09/04/2022)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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