Last updated on May 17th, 2020 at 12:21 pm
These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using 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 KWTV-News9 Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1953, KWTV is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. News9.com is the website for the TV station and its news programming.
The website lacks transparency as they do not disclose an editor or station manager.
Funded by / Ownership
KWTV-News9 is owned by Griffin Communications, which is a media company based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Revenue is derived through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, News9.com primarily covers local news, crime, entertainment, and sports for the Oklahoma City area. Local news is covered with minimal bias through reporters such as this Oklahoma City Attorney Infected With Coronavirus Released From Hospital, Recovering At Home. News9 does not offer editorials but does cover politics with minimal bias such as this British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Moved To Intensive Care. Most political news is derived from third-party sources such as the Associated Press. In general, news reporting is factual and displays minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
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Overall, we rate KWTV-News9 Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 4/6/2020)