These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Launched in 1992, New England Cable News (NECN) is a cable news TV station owned and operated by NBCUniversal (Comcast Corporation). NECN serves the entire New England region covering news, weather, sports, business, and entertainment.
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Funded by / Ownership
NECN is owned by NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast, which owns multiple TV stations around the USA. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
NECN provides local news coverage for the greater New England region with minimal bias in wording such as this Police Seek Person of Interest in Deadly Chelsea Shooting. Videos from the TV station accompany most stories. The Associated Press and NBC News serve national and international news on the website.
Editorially they do not produce op-eds focusing on straight news reporting such as this covering politics Biden Vows to Evacuate All Americans — and Afghan Helpers. In general, news reporting is factual and presents a minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate New England Cable News (NECN) Least Biased based on straight news reporting with minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact check record. (M. Huitsing 8/16/2017) Updated (8/20/2021)
Last Updated on August 20, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check
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