Last updated on January 9th, 2022 at 04:38 pm
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1948 and an NBC-affiliated television station, WAVE – Louisville News serves Louisville, Kentucky, and the surrounding area. Wave3.com is the associated website for the TV news station that provides local and national news and sports, weather, traffic, and entertainment.
Funded by / Ownership
WAVE – Louisville News is owned by Gray Television, which operates 145 stations across the USA. Sponsored content and advertising generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WAVE – Louisville News provides news coverage for Louisville, Kentucky, and the surrounding areas. Local news is covered through reporters with minimal bias and often has video provided by the TV station: Thousands of Jefferson County students nearly fully vaccinated. The national news is provided through other Gray Television affiliates as well as the Associated Press. International news generally comes from CNN and the Associated Press.
Editorially, WAVE – Louisville News does not offer an opinion page. In general, they report news factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate WAVE – Louisville News Least Biased based on minimally loaded language and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/05/2021)