KOB 4 Eyewitness News

KOB 4 Eyewitness News - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate KOB 4 Eyewitness News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Launched in 1948, KOB 4 Eyewitness News is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, serving the Albuquerque television market. The associated website Kob.com publishes news and station information.

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Funded by / Ownership

KOB 4 Eyewitness News is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., an American television and radio broadcasting corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Stanley E. Hubbard founded it. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.

Analysis / Bias

In review, KOB 4 Eyewitness News covers news, sports, traffic, weather, and crime for the Albuquerque, NM area. Articles and headlines rarely use load language such as this: 4 Investigates: 12-year-old boy dies of fentanyl overdose. A video accompanies many news stories from the TV station. Staff reporters and the Associated Press write national and international news.

Editorially, KOB 4 Eyewitness News does not publish opinion pieces; however, they cover politics with minimal bias, such as this: US judge OKs online publication of New Mexico voter records. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years.

Overall, we rate KOB 4 Eyewitness News Least Biased based on minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 07/29/2022)

Source: https://www.kob.com/

Last Updated on July 29, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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