American Academy of Pediatrics – Bias and Credibility

American Academy of Pediatrics - Pro Science - Evidence Based - Credible - Non Biased - Medical

Factual Reporting: Very High - Credible - Reliable


These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.

  • Overall, we rate The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as a pro-science source.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY-HIGH
Country: USA
MBFC Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic



Founded in 1930, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an American professional association of pediatricians headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. It maintains its Department of Federal Affairs office in Washington, D.C.  The AAP News is the academy’s official news magazine, and Pediatrics is its flagship journal.

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Funded by / Ownership

The AAP is a nonprofit funded through donations, memberships, and subscriptions to their journals.

Analysis / Bias

The AAP is the largest pediatric publishing program globally, with more than 300 titles for consumers and over 500 titles for physicians and other healthcare professionals. The AAP website publishes medical news from their other publications, such as All information is pro-science and factual.

Overall, we rate The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as a pro-science source. (D. Van Zandt 4/15/2017) Updated (10/27/2023)


Last Updated on October 27, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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