These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Le Devoir generally covers both sides of the story, therefore we rate them Least Biased and HIGH for factual reporting.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: Canada 16/180
Le Devoir is an independent French-language newspaper headquartered in Montreal, Canada. It is distributed in Quebec and the rest of Canada. Le Devoir’s political alignment is described as Quebec Nationalism, Quebec Independence, and Social Democracy.
According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, Le Devoir was founded by Henri Bourassa in 1910, as a pan-Canadian-nationalist, pro-French-Canadian, pro-Catholic, anti-British, but independent newspaper.
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Funded by / Ownership
The newspaper is owned by Le Devoir Inc. The paper is funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
According to CBC News, Le Devoir, endorsed the Bloc Québécois under party leader Gilles Duceppe during the 2015 Canadian Federal elections. The Bloc Québécois (BQ) is a federal political party in Canada devoted to Quebec nationalism and the promotion of Quebec sovereignty.
Le Devoir publishes stories with minimally loaded emotional headlines, for example: “Canada only has Trudeau” and always is well sourced to credible media through quotes. When reporting USA news Le Devoir generally covers both sides of the story, therefore we rate them Least Biased and HIGH for factual reporting. (M. Huitsing 9/11/2017) Updated (05/27/2020)