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 KSTP.com Least Biased based on minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Launched in 1948, KSTP-TV is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States, and serving the Twin Cities television market. The associated website KSTP.com publishes news and station information.
Funded by / Ownership
KSTP.com is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc., which is an American television and radio broadcasting corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota. It was founded by Stanley E. Hubbard. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, KSTP.com covers news, sports, traffic, weather, and crime for the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Articles and headlines rarely use load language such as this: Former officer Derek Chauvin transferred from county jail to maximum-security prison in Oak Park Heights. Many news stories are accompanied by a video from the TV station. National and international news is written by staff reporters as well as the Associated Press.
Editorially, KSTP does not publish opinion pieces, however, they do cover politics with minimal bias such as this: Trump preparing order targeting social media protections. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date.
Overall, we rate KSTP.com 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 6/01/20)