KTBC – Fox 7 – Austin

KTBC - Fox 7 - Austin - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate KTBC – Fox 7 – Austin Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorial content. 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

Launched in 1952, KTBC – Fox 7 – Austin is a Fox-owned-and-operated television station licensed to Austin, Texas, United States. fox7austin.com is the associated website covering news, sports, crime, and weather for the Austin area.

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Funded by / Ownership

KTBC – Fox 7 – Austin is owned by Fox Television Stations, a subsidiary of Fox Corporation and, in turn, owned by Rupert Murdoch. Fox Corporation owns 30 Fox Television Stations. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.

Analysis / Bias

In review, KTBC – Fox 7 – Austin reports the Austin area’s news, sports, crime, and weather. Local news is provided with minimal bias in wording, such as Firefighter injured, building partially collapsed in Avery Ranch Golf Course fireMost news reports also contain video footage from the TV station. The Associated Press and other Fox properties provide national and international news.

Editorially, they do not offer opinion content and cover politics with minimal bias, often citing the Associated Press for national politics. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate KTBC – Fox 7 – Austin Least Biased based on balanced story selection and minimal editorial content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/05/2022)

Source: https://www.fox7austin.com/

Last Updated on December 5, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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