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 Port Alberni Valley 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: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The Port Alberni Valley News is a newspaper published in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada. The website albernivalleynews.com covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Port Alberni area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns Port Alberni Valley News. Black Press, based in British Columbia, Canada, publishes over 170 titles across Canada and the western United States. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Port Alberni Valley News covers news for Port Alberni and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this Winds and planned ignitions grow Keremeos Creek wildfire to 7,000 hectares. National and international is published through the Associated Press.
Editorially, Port Alberni Valley News does not regularly produce op-eds. However, political news coverage tends to lean left, such as this Biden urges Western unity on Ukraine amid war fatigue. 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 Port Alberni Valley 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 08/21/2022)
Last Updated on August 21, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check