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 KITV Least Biased based on minimal editorializing and balanced story selection. 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 1954, KITV is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. KITV.com also known as Island News is the associated website that provides news on crime, sports, and lifestyle for the greater Honolulu area.
Funded by / Ownership
KITV is owned by Lilly Broadcasting based in Pennsylvania. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, KITV.com publishes news for the Honolulu area through reporters and with minimal bias such as this Honolulu Police arrest 31-year-old man wanted for manslaughter. Many local news stories are accompanied by videos from the TV Station. National and international news is typically republished through the Associated Press and CNN.
Editorially, KITV.com does not publish Op-eds, and story selection is balanced.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate KITV Least Biased based on minimal editorializing and balanced story selection. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/11/2020)