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 NBC 10 Philadelphia – WCAU Left-Center Biased based on political coverage that slightly favors 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: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
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Funded by / Ownership
NBC 10 Philadelphia – WCAU is owned by NBCUniversal a subsidiary of Comcast, which owns multiple TV stations around the USA. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, NBC 10 Philadelphia – WCAU covers local news through reporters with minimal bias, such as this 2 Suspects Arrested in South Street Mass Shooting. Most stories are accompanied by videos from the TV station. The Associated Press and other NBC-owned stations provide national and world news. All information is sourced from first-hand accounts and other credible media sources.
Editorially, NBC 10 Philadelphia – WCAU typically does not produce opinion content; however, they report on national politics with a slight left-leaning bias in wording and story selection Biden’s Decision on Student Loan Forgiveness Is Likely to Come in July Or August, Report Says. The news is generally reported factually and with a slight left-leaning bias when covering political issues.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years.
Overall, we rate NBC 10 Philadelphia – WCAU Left-Center Biased based on political coverage that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 06/07/2022)
Last Updated on June 14, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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