These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an 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.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Launched in 1948, KSTP-TV is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States, serving the Twin Cities television market. The associated website KSTP.com publishes news and station information.
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Funded by / Ownership
KSTP.com 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, 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. A video accompanies many news stories from the TV station. National and international news is written by staff reporters and the Associated Press.
Editorially, KSTP does not publish opinion pieces; however, they 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 in the Last 5 years.
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) Updated (07/13/2022)
Last Updated on July 13, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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