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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 i24 News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorial bias. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: Israel 88/180
i24NEWS is an Israeli international 24-hour news and current affairs television channel and website located in Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv, Israel. It broadcasts in French, English, and Arabic.
The network began broadcasting in the US on 13 February 2017.
Funded by / Ownership
i24 News is owned by Patrick Drahi, and the CEO is Frank Melloul. Revenue is derived from advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the i24 News website presents original news reporting with minimally loaded wording such as this: Microsoft: Iranian hackers targeted a US presidential campaign. i24 News also publishes news from the AFP, which is rated least biased. Editorially, they cover both sides of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and covers USA news with impartiality. When reporting on Center-Right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu there is a slightly negative tone such as this: Netanyahu considers party primary to shore up leadership, shifts blame from Lapid to Gantz. In general, news reporting is factual, properly sourced, and contains minimal bias.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate i24 News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorial bias. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/1/2017) Updated (10/4/2019)