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 WENY News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing and balanced story selection. 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 1969, WENY-TV is an ABC/CBS/CW+ affiliated television station licensed to Elmira, New York, serving the Western Twin Tiers of Southern Upstate New York and Northern Pennsylvania. WENY.com also known as WENY News is the associated website that provides news on crime, sports, and lifestyle for the greater Twin Tiers Region.
Funded by / Ownership
WENY is owned by Lilly Broadcasting based in Pennsylvania. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WENY.com publishes news for the Twin Tiers area through reporters and with minimal bias such as this New York restaurants can soon applying for grants amid pandemic. Many local news stories are accompanied by videos from the TV Station. National and international news is typically republished through the Associated Press.
Editorially, WENY.com does not publish Op-eds, and story selection is balanced.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate WENY News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing and balanced story selection. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 01/08/2021)