KFSN – ABC30 Fresno News

KFSN - ABC30 Fresno News - Left-Center Bias - Democrat - Liberal - Progressive - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate KFSN – ABC30 Fresno News Left-Center Biased based on story selection that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1956, KFSN – ABC30 Fresno News News is an ABC television network licensed to Fresno, California, United States. abc30.com is the associated website that provides news, weather, and sports for the Fresno Metropolitan region.

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Funded by / Ownership

KFSN – ABC30 Fresno 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 KFSN – ABC30 Fresno News website covers news, sports, crime, and weather for the Fresno Metro area. Local news is covered by reporters with minimal bias, such as this Washburn Fire: Yosemite’s Highway 41 entrance closed, 1,190 acres charred. 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, KFSN – ABC30 Fresno News does not provide opinion pieces; however, they report on politics. They provide original reporting with a slight left-leaning bias, such as this Abortion rights supporters fill the streets of cities nationwide following Friday bombshell. 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 KFSN – ABC30 Fresno News Left-Center Biased based on story selection that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 07/10/2022)

Source: https://abc30.com/

Last Updated on July 10, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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