Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1959 and an NBC-affiliated television station, KVYL-TV serves Fargo, North Dakota, United States, eastern North Dakota, and northwestern Minnesota. Valleynewslive.com is the associated website for the news station that provides local and national news and sports, weather, traffic, and entertainment.
Funded by / Ownership
KVYL-TV is owned by Gray Television, which operates 145 stations across the USA. Sponsored content and advertising generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, KVYL-TV- Red River Valley News provides news coverage for the Red-River Valley market and the surrounding areas. Local news is covered through reporters with minimal bias and often has video provided by the TV station: Fargo Public Schools offering free meals for the rest of the school year. The national news is provided through other Gray Television affiliates as well as the Associated Press. International news generally comes from CNN and the Associated Press.
Editorially, KVYL-TV does not offer an opinion page. In general, Red River Valley News reports news factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate KVYL-TV- Red River Valley News Least Biased based on minimally loaded language and minimal editorializing. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/26/2016) Updated (09/08/2023)
Last Updated on September 8, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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