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 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News 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
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News is a newspaper published in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. The website mapleridge.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Vancouver suburbs area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News. Black Press, based in British Columbia, Canada, publishes over 170 titles across Canada and the western United States. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News covers news for Maple Ridge and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this Former Maple Ridge teacher suspended after showing Halloween prank video. National and international is published through the Associated Press.
Editorially, the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News 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 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News 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 10/03/2022)
Last Updated on June 2, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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