Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1953 and a CBS-affiliated television station, KPLC – Lake Charles News serves Lake Charles Louisiana and the surrounding area. KPLC.com is the associated website for the TV news station that provides local and national news and sports, weather, traffic, and entertainment.
Funded by / Ownership
KPLC – Lake Charles News is owned by Gray Television, which operates 145 stations across the USA. Sponsored content and advertising generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, KPLC – Lake Charles News provides news coverage for Lake Charles, Louisiana, and the surrounding areas. Local news is covered through reporters with minimal bias and often has video provided by the TV station: Some parts of Sulphur to be placed under precautionary boil advisory Wednesday. The national news is provided through other Gray Television affiliates as well as the Associated Press. International news generally comes from CNN and the Associated Press.
Editorially, KPLC – Lake Charles News does not offer an opinion page. In general, they report news factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate KPLC – Lake Charles News Least Biased based on minimally loaded language and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 02/08/2022)
Last Updated on May 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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