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 KARE11 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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1953, KARE-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, and serving the Twin Cities television market. KARE11.com is the website for KARE-TV that covers news, sports, and weather.
Funded by / Ownership
KARE11 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, KARE11 reports local news primarily through TV news video and accompanying text. Local news is presented with minimally loaded wording such as this Walz calls for public safety funding ahead of MPD officer trials. National and International news is provided by the Associated Press as well as other TEGNA TV stations.
KARE11 also has a section dedicated to politics that covers national politics through the Associated Press and local Minnesota politics through KARE11.com. Again, the wording is low biased such as this: Lawmakers seek paid leave for packing plant workers. Further, the website does not publish editorial commentary. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate KARE11 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 02/03/2021)