These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using 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 WDIV – ClickOnDetroit Least Biased based on balanced story selection with minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1946, WDIV-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Detroit, Michigan, United States. Clickondetroit.com is the associated website that reports news, crime, sports, weather, and lifestyle for the greater Detroit area.
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Funded by / Ownership
WDIV – ClickOnDetriot is owned by Graham Holdings which owns seven TV stations and the website Slate. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, ClickOnDetriot.com provides news, sports, weather, crime reporting, and lifestyle for the greater Detroit Metro area. Local news is reported with minimal bias such as this Redford Township police looking for missing 73-year-old woman who is ‘at risk’. Many stories provide video from the WDIV TV station. National and world news is generally provided by the Associated Press.
Editorially, ClickOnDetroit does not produce Op-Eds, however, they do report on politics through the Associated Press as well as original reporting. Political news is generally balanced and presented with minimal bias such as this Attention Michigan voters: Ballots mailed out today. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate WDIV – ClickOnDetroit Least Biased based on balanced story selection with minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (9/24/2020)
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