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 Haida Gwaii Observer 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: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Haida Gwaii Observer is a newspaper published in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada. The website coastmountainnews.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Haida Gwaii area.
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Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns the Haida Gwaii Observer. Black Press, based in British Columbia, Canada, publishes over 170 titles across Canada and the western United States. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Haida Gwaii Observer covers news for Haida Gwaii and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this High-speed internet access coming to remote Gitanyow, Stewart. National and international news is published through the Associated Press and Canadian Press.
Editorially, the Haida Gwaii Observer does not regularly produce op-eds. However, political news coverage tends to lean left. 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 Haida Gwaii Observer 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 03/28/2023)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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