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 Hope Standard 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 Hope Standard is a newspaper published in Hope, British Columbia, Canada. The website hopestandard.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Cloverdale area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns the Hope Standard. 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 Hope Standard covers news for Hope and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this Chilliwack avian flu outbreak may be linked to wild bird migration. National and international is published through the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Hope Standard does not regularly produce op-eds. However, political news coverage tends to lean left, such as this Chances of climate catastrophe are ignored, scientists say. 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 Hope Standard 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 09/19/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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