Last updated on November 27th, 2020 at 08:34 pm
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 using appeal 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 iPolitics Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: Canada 16/180
Founded in 2010, iPolitics is a Canadian digital newspaper, which covers stories in Canadian politics. They also print a quarterly magazine. According to their about page, they provide “Cutting-edge coverage of Canadian politics, policy and the business of government.” The current managing editor is Janet Silver.
Funded by / Ownership
iPolitics is owned by Torstar, which is a Canadian media conglomerate. The company is primarily a publisher of daily and community newspapers, including its flagship and namesake, the Toronto Star. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, iPolitics covers Canadian politics and news with the use of minimally loaded language such as this Ford asks Trudeau for details of vaccine types, quantities, and timing. They also occasionally publish with loaded words that favor the left such as this Why evangelicals see Trump as their champion and Biden as the enemy. All information reviewed is properly sourced on this website. In general, the news is reported factually and with a left-leaning bias in story selection.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate iPolitics Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/15/2016) Updated (11/27/2020)