These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an 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 WFMZ.com Least Biased based on straight news reporting with minimal editorializing. 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: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1954, WFMZ-TV is an independent television station licensed to Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. The station covers Allentown, Northwest New Jersey, and the Lehigh Valley region, including parts of Philadelphia. WFMZ.com is the official news and information website for the TV Station.
Funded by / Ownership
The Maranatha Broadcasting Company locally owns WFMZ. Revenue is derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WFMZ.com covers news, sports, weather, entertainment, and crime for the Allentown and Lehigh Valley region. Local news is covered with minimal bias, such as this Salisbury Township school board votes to start year all online. National and world news is published through the Associated Press.
WFMZ does provide editorial op-eds. In general, they report news factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate WFMZ.com Least Biased based on straight news reporting with minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 8/20/2020) Updated (06/13/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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