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 the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly 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 Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News is a newspaper published in Tofino, British Columbia, Canada. The website westerlynews.ca covers news, sports, crime, and business for the greater Tofino area.
Funded by / Ownership
Black Press Media owns the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News. Black Press, based in British Columbia, Canada, publishes over 170 titles across Canada and the western United States. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News covers news for Tofino and the surrounding area with minimal bias in wording, such as this ‘I killed my husband’: Trial starts for Kelowna woman charged with 2nd degree murder. National and international is published through the Associated Press and Canadian Press.
Editorially, the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly 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 the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly 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 02/08/2023)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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