- Overall, we rate the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists slightly left-biased we also rate them Pro-Science overall for well-sourced scientific information.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 35/180
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is a nontechnical academic journal, published by Taylor and Francis that covers global security and public policy issues related to the dangers posed by nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, climate change, and emerging technologies and diseases. It has been published continuously since 1945.
Funded by / Ownership
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is owned and published by Taylor and Francis which is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals. Revenue is derived through donations, subscription fees, and an online store that sells branded merchandise.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists publishes news and information related to the science of nuclear weapons and their potential dangers. Articles and headlines often touch on political subjects as they are researching and discussing dangers posed to the planet such as this Here’s what to expect from Biden on top nuclear weapons issues. Many of the issues covered on this website align with the political left such as concern for Climate Change and nuclear threats Private, centralized storage for spent nuclear fuel: A dead end or path forward? Although the information is factual and pro-science, there is a slight left-leaning bias in their positions.
Failed Fact Checks
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Overall, we rate the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists slightly Left-Center biased, we also rate them Pro-Science overall for well-sourced scientific information. (D. Van Zandt 12/4/2016) Updated (11/18/2020)