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 KOAM News Now Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. 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 1953, KOAM-TV is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas, United States, and also serving Joplin, Missouri. KoamNewsNow.com is the associated news website for the TV-Station. The website also serves as the news website for Fox/CW affiliate KFJX. The website publishes news, sports, weather, traffic, and crime.
Funded by / Ownership
KoamNewsNow.com is owned by Morgan Murphy Media, which owns 14 TV stations as well as several radio stations throughout the Midwest. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, KoamNewsNow.com reports news, sports, weather, and crime for the Pittsburgh, Kansas region. Local news is reported through reporters with minimal bias such as this Crawford County sees higher rate of COVID-19 hospitalizations. National and international news is generally provided by the Associated Press.
Editorially, KoamNewsNow.com does not publish opinion pieces, however, they do report on politics primarily through the Associated Press. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias due to a lack of editorializing.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate KOAM News Now Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/12/2020)