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 Geophysical Union (AGU) a Pro-Science source that is Very-High in factual reporting.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1919, The American Geophysical Union (AGU) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of geophysicists, consisting of over 62,000 members from 144 countries. AGU’s activities are focused on the organization and dissemination of scientific information in the interdisciplinary and international field of geophysics. The geophysical sciences involve four fundamental areas: atmospheric and ocean sciences, solid-Earth sciences, hydrologic sciences, and space sciences.
Funded by / Ownership
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization funded through donations and membership fees.
Analysis / Bias
The AGU provides news and information on Geophysics, Earth, and Space Science. While most articles center around the news of the organization, others cover science through blogs. In general, all information is factual and sourced credibly.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The American Geophysical Union (AGU) a Pro-Science source that is Very-High in factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 9/24/2017) Updated (02/07/2022)
Last Updated on May 12, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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