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 Estevan Mercury 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 Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Estevan Mercury is an English-language newspaper in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada. sasktoday.ca/south/estevan-mercury is the online domain covering news, sports, business, and lifestyle.
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Funded by / Ownership
Glacier Media Group owns the Estevan Mercury. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Estevan Mercury publishes sports, weather, national, world, and local news for the greater Estevan, Saskatchewan region. Local news is reported factually and with minimal bias, such as this Estevan team wins provincial 8-ball championship. The national news is typically republished from the Canadian Press, while world news is from the Associated Press.
Editorially, Estevan Mercury’s Op-eds favor the left with stories such as this Column: Holidays don’t have to hurt the environment. The paper generally offers a moderately liberal perspective and reports news factually.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Estevan Mercury 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 04/24/2023)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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