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- Overall, we rate Archaeology Magazine a Pro-Science source based on credible sourcing to news and peer-reviewed journals.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1948, Archaeology Magazine is a bimonthly mainstream publication for the general public, supported by its website archaeology.org. The magazine is published by the Archaeological Institute of America. The institute also publishes the professional American Journal of Archaeology.
Funded by / Ownership
Archaeology Magazine is owned and published by the Archaeological Institute of America. Revenue is derived through subscription fees and donations to the Archaeological Institute of America.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the magazine and website publish news related to the field of archaeology and discoveries. The information is presented for a lay reader to understand. Articles and headlines do not use loaded language such as this Erosion Exposes Shipwreck on Florida Beach. While most stories originate from other sources such as local media, others are derived from peer-reviewed studies, but written in an easily digestible way.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Archaeology Magazine a Pro-Science source based on credible sourcing to news and peer-reviewed journals. (D. Van Zandt 12/2/2016) Updated (11/18/2020)