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 appeals 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 Markham Economist & Sun Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Markham Economist & Sun is a newspaper published in Markham, Ontario, Canada. yorkregion.com/markham-on/ provides local, national, and world news for the greater Markham, Ontario region.
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Funded by / Ownership
The publisher of the Markham Economist & Sun is Metroland Media Group Ltd., a subsidiary of Nordstar Capital LP. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In 2015 and 2021, the Toronto Star (Nordstar), which owns Markham Economist & Sun’s publisher, Metroland Media Group, endorsed the Liberal Party under Justin Trudeau.
In review, the Markham Economist & Sun uses low-biased wording when reporting local news such as this: Disc golf is becoming a big thing in Kemptville. We asked the club’s founder why. National news is derived from the Canadian Press, while world news comes from the Associated Press.
Editorially, a review of op-eds slightly favors the left. In general, they are fact-based and hold a left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Markham Economist & Sun Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/29/2022)
Last Updated on October 29, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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