KSHB – Kansas City News

KSHB - Kansas City News - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate KSHB – Kansas City News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a 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

Founded in 1970, KSHB – Kansas City News is an NBC-affiliated station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States. kshb.com is the associated website for the TV station that publishes news, sports, weather, and crime.

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Funded by / Ownership

KSHB – Kansas City News is owned by The E. W. Scripps Company, an American broadcasting company founded in 1878 by Edward Willis “E. W.” Scripps. Advertising generates revenue.

Analysis / Bias

KSHB – Kansas City News covers local news, sports, weather, entertainment, and crime for the greater Kansas City, Missouri, area. Local news is reported with minimal bias, such as this: Former Scholastic Teacher of the Year appears in court on charges of unlawful sexual relations. Like most stories, there is an embedded video from the TV station. The national news is derived from various sources, most coming from the Associated Press and Scripps National.

Editorially, they do not offer op-eds; however, they cover political news through the Associated Press and local journalists with minimal bias, such as this Gov. Kelly, Schmidt to square off in gubernatorial debate in Johnson County. In general, they present low-biased, fact-based reporting.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate KSHB – Kansas City News Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/28/2022)

Source: https://www.kshb.com/

Last Updated on October 28, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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