Founded in 1949, KGO – ABC7 News is an ABC television network licensed to San Francisco, California, United States. abc7news.com is the associated website that provides news, weather, and sports for the San Francisco Metropolitan region.
Funded by / Ownership
KGO – ABC7 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 KGO – ABC7 News website covers news, sports, crime, and weather for the San Francisco Metro area. Local news is covered by reporters with minimal bias, such as this SF couple gets $1,500 fine for parking in their driveway despite doing so for nearly 40 years. 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, KGO – ABC7 News does not provide opinion pieces; however, they report on politics. They provide original reporting with a slight left-leaning bias, such as this Not prosecuting Trump for Jan. 6 would fuel a ‘much graver threat,’ Liz Cheney says. 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 KGO – ABC7 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 07/03/2022)
Last Updated on July 3, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check