KRCG – NPR – Santa Rosa – Bias and Credibility

KRCG -NPR - Santa Rosa - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - Credible - TrustworthyFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appealing to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate KRCG – NPR – Santa Rosa Left-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial perspectives that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Radio Station
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

KRCG – NPR – Santa Rosa is an NPR FM radio station (91.1 FM) based in Santa Rosa, California, serving the surrounding area.

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Funded by / Ownership

KRCG – NPR – Santa Rosa is owned and broadcast by Northern California Public Media. Revenue is derived through institutional grants, individual contributions, and fees paid by users of the Public Radio Satellite System. NPR stations receive less than 1% of their funding from the federal government.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the KRCG – NPR – Santa Rosa website reports news and radio programming information with a slight liberal bias. News on the website is derived from NPR and often utilizes minimally loaded language, such as this Fire risk today, smoke expected to clear over weekend. This story is fact-based and, like all others reviewed, relies on credible sources of information. The website also publishes content from American Public Media and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

In general, story selection tends to lean slightly left, as does editorial content, such as this Bay Area Bountiful: Living With Climate Change – Heads Above Water. Finally, news reporting is fact-based and leans left from an editorial perspective.



Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate KRCG – NPR – Santa Rosa Left-Center Biased based on story selection and editorial perspectives that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing of information and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 09/24/2023)

Source: https://norcalpublicmedia.org/radio/radio

Last Updated on September 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check


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