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 Harvard Business Review Least Biased based on balanced story selection and editorial positions that only slightly lean left. 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 48/180
Harvard Business Review (HBR) is a general management magazine published by Harvard Business Publishing. HBR is published six times a year and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts. HBR‘s articles cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to various industries, management functions, and geographic locations. These focus on areas including leadership, organizational change, negotiation, strategy, operations, marketing, finance, and managing people.
Funded by / Ownership
Harvard Business review is published by Harvard Business Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard University. HBR is funded through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Harvard Business Review mostly covers business news, however they also cover the political aspects of business. In this regard they present information with low bias and minimal use of loaded words. Harvard Business Review sources all information in their articles to credible media sources.
Editorially, HBR leans very slightly left with articles such as this: Renewable Energy, Climate Change, and Technology. In general, information is presented with low bias and proper sourcing.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate Harvard Business Review Least Biased based on balanced story selection and editorial positions that only slightly lean left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/8/2018) Updated (9/21/2019)
Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources
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