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 Victoria Buzz Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. 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: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2012, the Victoria Buzz is a British Columbia, Canada website covering news, sports, and entertainment. According to their about page, “Victoria Buzz is your source for all of the latest news, events, and other buzz in and around Greater Victoria as it happens!”
Funded by / Ownership
Brenons Social Media, based in Victoria, British Columbia, owns and publishes the website. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Victoria Buzz covers news and events in and around the greater Victoria, BC area. Stories are usually written by staff reporters and use minimal bias in wording, such as this RCMP release photo of suspect wanted in north Nanaimo targeted shooting. The reports reference credible sources such as CTV and Global News.
Editorially, they appropriately label opinion content. A review of op-eds demonstrates reasonable balance with slightly more favoring the left, such as this: How Pride movements in Victoria are often not inclusive spaces. Generally, the news is reported factually and with a slight left-leaning editorial bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Victoria Buzz Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 07/24/2022)
Last Updated on July 24, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check