Erin Advocate

Erin Advocate - 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 Erin Advocate 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
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

The Erin Advocate is a newspaper published in Erin, Ontario, Canada. orangeville.com/erin-on-news/ provides online local, national, and world news for the greater Gwillimbury, Ontario region.

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Funded by / Ownership

The publisher of Erin Advocate 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 East Gwillimbury Express’ publisher, Metroland Media Group, endorsed the Liberal Party under Justin Trudeau.

In review, Erin Advocate uses low biased wording when reporting local news such as this: Town of Erin to establish more digital signs for fire department. The national news is derived through 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 Erin Advocate 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 07/29/2022)

Source: https://www.orangeville.com/erin-on-news/

Last Updated on July 29, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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