KTRK – ABC13 – Houston

KTRK - ABC13 - Houston - Left-Center Bias - Democrat - Liberal - Progressive - CredibleFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


LEFT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.  These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate KTRK – ABC13 – Houston Left-Center Biased based on story selection that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 1954, KTRK – ABC13 – Houston is an ABC television network licensed to Houston, Texas, United States. ABC13.com is the associated website that provides news, weather, and sports for the Houston Metropolitan region.

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Funded by / Ownership

KTRK – ABC13 – Houston is owned by the ABC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Advertising and sponsored content generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the KTRK – ABC13 – Houston website covers news, sports, crime, and weather for the Houston Metro area. Local news is covered by reporters with minimal bias, such as this Amber Alert canceled for missing 4-year-old who was found safe in Houston. Many local stories contain embedded videos from the TV station. National and world news is covered by ABC News, Associated Press, ESPN, and other ABC stations.

Editorially, KTRK – ABC13 – Houston does not provide opinion pieces; however, they report on politics. They provide original reporting with a slight left-leaning bias, such as this March For Our Lives: ‘Enough is enough’ say thousands demanding new gun measures. They also rely on political news from CNN and the Associated Press. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate KTRK – ABC13 – Houston Left-Center Biased based on story selection that slightly favors the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 06/12/2022)

Source: https://abc13.com/

Last Updated on June 12, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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