These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals 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 KABC – Los Angeles News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorializing. 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: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1947, KABC – Los Angeles News is the west coast flagship station of the ABC television network, licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. ABC7.com is the associated website that provides news, weather, and sports for the Los Angeles Metropolitan region.
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Funded by / Ownership
KABC – Los Angeles News is owned by the ABC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the KABC – Los Angeles News website covers news, sports, crime, and weather for the Los Angles Metro area. Reporters cover local news with minimal bias, such as this 1 killed, 2 injured in South Los Angeles shooting, police say. Many local stories contain embedded videos from the TV station. National and world news is covered by ABC News, Associated Press, ESPN, and other ABC stations.
Editorially, KABC – Los Angeles News does not provide opinion pieces; however, they report on politics. They provide original reporting with minimal bias, such as this Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan temporarily halted by appeals court. They also rely on political news from CNN and the Associated Press. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate KABC – Los Angeles News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/23/2022)
Last Updated on October 23, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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