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 Northumberland News 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
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Northumberland News is a newspaper published in Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada. northumberlandnews.com provides online local, national, and world news for the greater Northumberland, Ontario region.
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Funded by / Ownership
The publisher of the Northumberland News 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 the Northumberland News publisher, Metroland Media Group, endorsed the Liberal Party under Justin Trudeau.
In review, the Northumberland News uses low-biased wording when reporting local news such as this: Northumberland County council approves $50,000 increase for warming room 2023 base funding. 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 Northumberland News 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 01/21/2023)
Last Updated on May 18, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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