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.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
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
Lilly Broadcasting, based in Pennsylvania, owns WENY. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
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. Videos from the TV Station accompany many local news stories. 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 in the Last 5 years
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) Updated (03/22/2022)
Last Updated on March 22, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check