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 WISC – Madison News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. 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 1956, WISC – Madison News is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Channel3000.com is the associated news website for the TV Station that publishes news, sports, weather, and crime.
Read our profile on the United States government and media.
Funded by / Ownership
WISC – Madison News is owned by Morgan Murphy Media, which owns 14 TV stations and several radio stations throughout the Midwest. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WISC – Madison News reports news, sports, weather, and crime for the Madison, Wisconsin region. Local news is reported through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Police seize 2 guns, drugs and cash after stolen vehicle crash, shooting on far east side. The Associated Press generally provides national and international news.
Editorially, WISC – Madison News does not publish opinion pieces; however, they report on politics primarily through the Associated Press. The news is generally reported factually and with minimal bias due to a lack of editorializing.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate WISC – Madison News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 07/04/2022)
Last Updated on July 4, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources