WJXT – News4Jax

WJXT - News4Jax - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate WJXT – News4Jax Least Biased based on balanced story selection with minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1949, WJXT – News4Jax is an independent television station licensed to Jacksonville, Florida, United States. News4Jax.com is the associated website that reports news, crime, sports, weather, and lifestyle for the greater Jacksonville area.

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Funded by / Ownership

WJXT – News4Jax is owned by Graham Holdings, which owns seven TV stations and the website Slate. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, WJXT – News4Jax provides news, sports, weather, crime reporting, and lifestyle for the greater Jacksonville metro area. Local news is reported with minimal bias, such as this Man doing burnouts charged with aggravated assault on police, hit & run: JSO. Many stories provide videos from the WJXT TV station. The Associated Press generally offers national and world news.

Editorially, they do not produce Op-Eds; however, they do report on politics through the Associated Press and original reporting. Political news is generally balanced and presented with minimal bias, such as this Biden tells Griner’s wife he’s working to get her home. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate WJXT – News4Jax Least Biased based on balanced story selection with minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 07/06/2022)

Source: https://www.news4jax.com/

Last Updated on July 6, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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