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 St. Catharines Standard 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: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
The St. Catharines Standard is a newspaper published in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. stcatharines.ca provides online local, national, and world news for the greater St. Catharines, Ontario region.
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Funded by / Ownership
The publisher of The St. Catharines Standard is Metroland Media Group Ltd., a subsidiary of Nordstar Capital LP. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The St. Catharines Standard uses low-biased wording when reporting local news such as this: One person dead, one in critical condition following shooting in St. Catharines. 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 St. Catharines Standard 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 06/24/2023)