These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to persuade an audience by appealing 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 KCPQ – Fox 13 – Tacoma Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorial content. 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: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Launched in 1953, KCPQ – Fox 13 – Tacoma is a Fox-owned-and-operated television station licensed to Tacoma, Washington, United States. q13fox.com is the associated website covering news, sports, crime, and weather for the Tacoma area.
Funded by / Ownership
KCPQ – Fox 13 – Tacoma is owned by Fox Television Stations, a subsidiary of Fox Corporation and, in turn, owned by Rupert Murdoch. Fox Corporation owns 30 Fox Television Stations. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, KCPQ – Fox 13 – Tacoma reports the Tacoma area’s news, sports, crime, and weather. Local news is provided with minimal bias in wording, such as Pierce County detectives investigate motive behind vandalism of utility substations. Most news reports also contain video footage from the TV station. The Associated Press and other Fox properties provide national and international news.
Editorially, they do not offer opinion content and cover politics with minimal bias, often citing the Associated Press for national politics. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate KCPQ – Fox 13 – Tacoma Least Biased based on balanced story selection 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 12/27/2022)
Last Updated on December 27, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check