WECT News 6

WECT News 6 - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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 WECT News 6 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.

Detailed Report

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

History

Founded in 1954 and an NBC-affiliated television station, WECT News 6 serves Wilmington, North Carolina, and the surrounding area. Wect.com is the associated website for the TV news station that provides local and national news and sports, weather, traffic, and entertainment.

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Funded by / Ownership

WECT News 6 is owned by Gray Television, which operates 145 stations across the USA. Sponsored content and advertising generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, WECT News 6 provides news coverage for Wilmington, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas. Local news is covered through reporters with minimal bias and often has video provided by the TV station: One injured in shooting near Walnut Street in Wilmington. 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, WECT News 6 does not offer an opinion page. In general, they report news factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None to date

Overall, we rate WECT News 6 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 05/23/2021)

Source: https://www.wect.com/

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