Last updated on May 6th, 2021 at 12:02 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.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: Romania (48/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: News Agency
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1889, The National News Agency “AGERPRES” is the oldest Romanian news agency and the first autonomous agency in Romania.
Funded by / Ownership
Agerpres is a member of the European Alliance of News Agencies, which sets guidelines and standards to limit bias in reporting. Agerpres remains independent but is under threat of government takeover.
Analysis / Bias
Agerpres furnishes the press with domestic and foreign news. It transmits abroad daily summaries of Romanian political, economic, and cultural concerns in Russian, French, German, English, and Spanish. Articles and headlines are typically low biased as expected from a news agency Parliament to consider national, social security budgets at joint plenary sitting. Information is properly sourced. In general, Agrepres is low biased and is a credible new agency from the country of Romania.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Agerpres Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/3/2017) Updated (3/1/2021)