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.
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)
Last Updated on May 30, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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