These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources. Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
KTBS is a television station affiliated with the ABC network and licensed to Shreveport, Louisiana. The station was founded in 1955. The website KTBS.com serves as the online platform for the station and provides news, weather, sports, and other local content.
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Funded by / Ownership
KTBS is owned by the Wray family and funded through advertising revenue.
Analysis / Bias
KTBS.com is a local news source that provides coverage of news, weather, sports, and other content related to the Shreveport area of Louisiana. The reporting is generally factual and presented straightforwardly, with minimal use of loaded language, such as this Driver accused of killing three people on I30 arrested. The website provides breaking news updates and features videos and other multimedia content.
Editorially, KTBS.com does not produce op-eds. The website focuses primarily on local news and does not frequently cover national politics. However, political news story selection slightly favors the right. In general, they are fact-based and on the right side of least biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate KTBS – Shreveport News Least Biased based on a reasonably balanced story selection. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 04/02/2023)
Last Updated on May 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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