WGN America sets Sept. 1 launch date for '100% absent of bias' nightly national newscast from Chicago
WGN America sets Sept. 1 launch date for '100% absent of bias' nightly national newscast from Chicago

WGN America has hired its main anchor team and is set to launch its national newscast on Sept. 1, with a pledge to deliver unbiased cable news.Perry Sook, the chairman and CEO of Dallas-based Nexstar, which owns cable channel WGN America in Chicago and nearly 200 TV stations across the country, announced the start date for “News Nation” and reiterated the mission during an earnings call Wednesday.“This will be hard news, 100% absent of bias,” Sook said. “We’re so serious about that we’re hiring a panel of rhetoricians to review our broadcasts for unconscious bias that may creep into the words …

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