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 WBTS – NBC10 – Boston 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
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1985, WBTS – NBC10 – Boston is an NBC-owned-and-operated television station licensed to Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. NBCboston.com is the associated website covering news, weather, sports, crime, and lifestyle.
Funded by / Ownership
WBTS – NBC10 – Boston is owned by NBCUniversal a subsidiary of Comcast, which owns multiple TV stations around the USA. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
WBTS – NBC10 – Boston covers local news through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Two Teens Shot Near McDonald’s in Framingham: Police. Videos from the TV station accompany most stories. 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 WBTS – NBC10 – Boston typically does not produce opinion content; however, they report on national politics with a slight left-leaning bias in wording and story selection Mass. Senate Passes Reproductive Rights Bill; Now Work Starts on Final Compromise. 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 WBTS – NBC10 – Boston 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 07/14/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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