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 North Thompson Star-Journal 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
North Thompson Star-Journal is a newspaper published in Barriere, British Columbia, Canada. The website barrierestarjournal.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Barriere, BC area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns North Thompson Star-Journal. Black Press, based in British Columbia, Canada, publishes over 170 titles across Canada and the western United States. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
North Thompson Star-Journal covers news for Barriere and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this Evacuation Order now downgraded to Alert on Kelowna’s Knox Mountain. National and international news is published through the Associated Press and Canadian Press.
Editorially, North Thompson Star-Journal 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 North Thompson Star-Journal 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 07/02/2023)
Last Updated on July 2, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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