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 WZMQ – Marquette News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing and balanced story selection. 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: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2001, WZMQ – Marquette News is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Marquette, Michigan. wzmq19.com.com is the associated website that provides news on crime, sports, and lifestyle for the greater Marquette region.
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Funded by / Ownership
Lilly Broadcasting, based in Pennsylvania, owns WZMQ. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, WZMQ – Marquette News publishes news for the Erie area through reporters and with minimal bias, such as this MICHIGAN STRATEGIC FUND APPROVES REZONING FOR ESCANABA PAPER MILL. Videos from the TV Station accompany many local news stories. National and international news is typically republished through the Associated Press.
Editorially, WZMQ – Marquette News does not publish Op-eds, and story selection is balanced.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate WZMQ – Marquette News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing and balanced story selection. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/14/2022)
Last Updated on December 14, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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