- Overall, we rate KNDU – Richland News Least Biased based on story selection and minimal editorializing of 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: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
KNDU – Richland News is an NBC-affiliated TV station licensed to Richland, Washington. The website nonstoplocal.com/tri-cities-yakima/ provides local news, sports, weather, crime, and business news.
Funded by / Ownership
KNDU – Richland News is owned by the Cowles Company, which owns several small TV stations and manufacturing companies in the Pacific Northwest. Revenue is derived through subscriptions, advertising, and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
KNDU – Richland News covers local news through reporters with minimal bias, such as this Washington Legislature considers recognizing Lunar New Year as paid state holiday. Some stories are accompanied by videos from the TV news station. National and international news is derived from the Associated Press.
Editorially, KNDU – Richland News does not provide opinion content. They maintain a neutral tone when reporting on politics, such as this Biden Tests Negative For Covid. In general, they are low-biased and fact-based in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate KNDU – Richland News Least Biased based on story selection and minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 02/28/2023)
Last Updated on May 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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