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 WFTV – Orlando News Least Biased based on balanced news reporting and 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: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1958, WFTV – Orlando News is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Orlando, Florida, United States. The associated website wftv.com covers news, sports, crime, and weather.
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Funded by / Ownership
Cox Enterprises owns WFTV – Orlando News through their subsidiary Cox Media Group. They are a company that owns numerous newspapers, television stations, and radio stations, such as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WFTV – Orlando News covers news, sports, crime, and lifestyle for the greater Orlando, Florida area. Local news is covered with minimally loaded language, such as this One dead, five hurt after plane crash lands on Florida bridge, striking car. Many local news stories contain videos from the TV station. The national news is primarily republished through the Associated Press.
Editorially, WFTV – Orlando News does not publish op-eds; however, when covering politics, they present info with minimal bias, such as this Congress working on legislation to help workers recover stolen wages. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate WFTV – Orlando News Least Biased based on balanced news reporting and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 05/15/2022)
Last Updated on May 15, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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