These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate WABG – DeltaNews Least Biased based on balanced news reporting and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1959, WABG – DeltaNews is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Greenwood, Mississippi, United States. The associated website deltanews.tv.com covers news, sports, crime, and weather for the Mississippi Delta region.
Funded by / Ownership
Cox Enterprises owns WABG – DeltaNews through their subsidiary Cox Media Group. They are a company that owns numerous newspapers, television stations, and radio stations, such as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WABG – DeltaNews covers news, sports, crime, and lifestyle for the greater Greenwood, Mississippi area. Local news is covered with minimally loaded language, such as this New Mississippi laws take effect July 1. Many local news stories contain videos from the TV station. The national news is primarily republished through the Associated Press.
Editorially, WABG – DeltaNews does not publish op-eds; however, when covering politics, they present info with minimal bias, such as this Leflore County $1 Million Short on Budget. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate WABG – DeltaNews Least Biased based on balanced news reporting and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 06/27/2022)
Last Updated on June 27, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check