These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an 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 KERO TV – 23ABC 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: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1953, KERO-TV is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Bakersfield, California, United States. Turnto23.com is the associated website for the TV station that publishes news, sports, weather, and crime.
Funded by / Ownership
Kero-TV – 23ABC is owned by The E. W. Scripps Company, an American broadcasting company founded in 1878 by Edward Willis “E. W.” Scripps. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Kero – Turnto23.com covers local news, sports, weather, entertainment, and crime for the greater Bakersfield area. Local news is reported with minimal bias, such as this: One person dead after an off-duty deputy-involved shooting in Northeast Bakersfield. Like most stories, there is an embedded video from the TV station. The national news is derived from various sources, with most coming from the Associated Press and Scripps National.
Editorially, they do not offer op-eds; however, they cover political news through the Associated Press and local journalists with minimal bias, such as this Preparing to vote this November. In general, they present low biased, fact-based reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate KERO TV – 23ABC 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 8/22/2020) Updated (04/28/2022)
Last Updated on April 29, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check