American Scientist

Last updated on April 18th, 2021 at 06:50 pm

American Scientist - Pro Science - Least Biased - Credible - General

Factual Reporting: Very High - Credible - Reliable


PRO-SCIENCE

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 American Scientist pro-science based on proper sourcing from credible medical journals and research.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

American Scientist (informally abbreviated AmSci) is an American bimonthly science and technology magazine published since 1913 by Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. Each issue includes four to five feature articles written by prominent scientists and engineers who review research in fields from molecular biology to computer engineering.

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Funded by / Ownership

American Scientist is published by Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Honor Society, a non-profit membership society, 501(c)3, founded in 1886. Donations, memberships, and subscriptions generate revenue.

Analysis / Bias

In review, American Scientist covers science news with many colorful photos. Articles and headlines are presented with low bias and generally source scientific journals and research such as The Rise of Parkinson’s Disease. A review of numerous articles reveals a pro-science source.

Overall, we rate American Scientist pro-science based on proper sourcing from credible medical journals and research. (D. Van Zandt 4/15/2017) Updated (4/18/2021)

Source: https://www.americanscientist.org/

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