These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate NBCWashington.com Left-Center Biased based on story selection that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1947, WRC-TV is an NBC television station licensed to the American capital city of Washington, District of Columbia. The associated news website is nbcwashington.com, covering local news, sports, weather, and politics.
Funded by / Ownership
NBCWashington.com and WRC-TV are owned by NBC Universal, which is in turn owned by Comcast Corporation. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, NBCWashington.com primarily covers news related to Washington DC and the city’s immediate suburbs. Local news is usually delivered in video format with text written content derived from journalists and reporters. Local news is covered with minimal bias in wording: West Virginia Delegate Records Himself Storming US Capitol. National and world news is delivered through the left-leaning NBC News and the Associated Press. The website also features investigations from the I-Team that focus on local corruption and crimes such as this: I-Team Investigates Outcome of DUI Cases on Notorious Maryland Highway.
NBCWashington.com does not publish op-eds; however, they cover politics with a slight left-leaning bias such as this Pro-Trump Mob Storms US Capitol; 4 Dead. They generally report news factually and with a slight left-leaning bias in story selection.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate NBCWashington.com Left-Center Biased based on story selection that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 01/07/2020) Updated (03/22/2022)
Last Updated on March 22, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check