WTXF-TV Fox 29

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LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate WTXF-TV Fox 29 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.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180

History

Founded in 1962, WTXF-TV is a Fox affiliated television station licensed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It serves the Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware regions. Fox29.com is a news and information website for WTXF-TV that primarily covers news, politics, entertainment and sports.

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Funded by / Ownership

WTXF-TV Fox 29 is owned by the Fox News Media division of Fox Corporation. The Fox Corporation was formed from the 2019 acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. Fox Corp. was spun off from 21st Century Fox and its stock began trading on March 19, 2019. It is owned by the Murdoch family via a family trust with 39% interest; Rupert Murdoch is co-executive chairman, while his son Lachlan Murdoch is chairman and CEO. Revenue is generated through advertising and sponsored content.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Fox 29 website publishes politics, entertainment, crime and local news. Local news is written by reporters with minimal bias such as this Pennsylvania residents told to wear masks in public. Many stories feature video from WTXF news programming. National and international news is served by the Associated Press.

Editorially, Fox 29 does not publish op-eds, however they do frequently report on politics and utilize the Associated Press such as this: Pennsylvania lawmakers vote to delay primary election to June 2. In general, Fox 29 reports news factually and with little bias.

Failed Fact Checks

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Overall, we rate WTXF-TV Fox 29 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 4/5/2020)

Source: https://www.fox29.com/

 

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