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 WNYT – Albany News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and 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
Launched in 1954, WNYT – Albany News is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Albany, New York, United States, serving the Albany television market. The associated website wnyt.com publishes news and station information.
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Funded by / Ownership
WNYT – Albany News is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., an American television and radio broadcasting corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Stanley E. Hubbard founded it. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WNYT – Albany News covers news, sports, traffic, weather, and crime for the Albany, NY area. Articles and headlines rarely use load language such as this: Bennington police search for homicide suspect. A video accompanies many news stories from the TV station. Staff reporters and the Associated Press write national and international news.
Editorially, WNYT – Albany News does not publish opinion pieces; however, they cover politics with minimal bias, such as this: Water becomes needed commodity in flood-ravaged Kentucky. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years.
Overall, we rate WNYT – Albany News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 08/04/2022)
Last Updated on August 4, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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