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 WXIA – 11Alive.com Least Biased based on neutral wording and minimal editorial content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1951, WXIA – 11Alive.com is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Atlanta, Georgia, United States. 11alive.com is the website for the TV station that reports news, sports, weather, and crime.
Funded by / Ownership
WXIA – 11alive.com is owned and operated by TEGNA Inc., which operates 66 television stations in 54 markets. They state TEGNA’s purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities. Revenue is based on advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WXIA – 11Alive.com reports local news primarily through TV news videos and accompanying text. Local news is presented with minimally loaded wording such as this: Clayton County deputy on leave after arrest video shows him ‘using physical force on a man.’ National and International news is provided by the Associated Press and other TEGNA TV stations.
WXIA also has a section dedicated to politics covering national politics through the Associated Press and local Georgia politics through 11alive.com. Again, the wording is low-biased such as this: Atlanta moving up to Phase II reopening plan for coronavirus response. Further, the website does not publish editorial commentary. Finally, the website features fact checks from TEGNA’s fact check service VERIFY Fact check. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate WXIA – 11Alive.com Least Biased based on neutral wording and minimal editorial content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 09/12/2020) Updated (03/21/2022)
Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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