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 Penticton Western 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
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Penticton Western News is a newspaper published in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. The website pentictonwesternnews.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Penticton, BC area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns Penticton Western News. Black Press, based in British Columbia, Canada, publishes over 170 titles across Canada and the western United States. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Penticton Western News covers news for Penticton and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this Dog goes missing from dog show in Summerland. National and international news is published through the Associated Press and Canadian Press.
Editorially, Penticton Western 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 Penticton Western 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 09/03/2023)
Last Updated on September 3, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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