WKYT News

WKYT News - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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 WKYT News Least Biased based on minimally loaded language and 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 (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1957 and a CBS-affiliated television station, WKYT News serves Lexington, Kentucky, and the surrounding area. Wkyt.com is the associated website for the TV news station that provides local and national news and sports, weather, traffic, and entertainment.

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Funded by / Ownership

WKYT News is owned by Gray Television, which operates 145 stations across the USA. Sponsored content and advertising generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, WKYT News provides news coverage for Lexington, Kentucky, and the surrounding areas. Local news is covered through reporters with minimal bias and often has video provided by the TV station: Minutes after training operation ends, Wolfe Co. Search & Rescue helps three people injured in crash. The national news is provided through other Gray Television affiliates as well as the Associated Press. International news generally comes from CNN and the Associated Press.

Editorially, WKYT News does not offer an opinion page. In general, they report news factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate WKYT News Least Biased based on minimally loaded language and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 06/20/2021)

Source: https://www.wvlt.tv/

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