Center for Democracy and Technology

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LEAST BIASED

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  • Overall, we rate the Center for Democracy and Technology left-leaning Least Biased based on political advocacy. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote an open, innovative, and free Internet. CDT utilizes an expertise-based advocacy model and acts as a non-partisan convener to bring all parties with a stake in the internet to the table. They advise government officials, agencies, corporations, and civil society on the policy action that will maintain the open and accessible nature of the internet. CDT often works with legislators on controversial legislation.

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Funded by / Ownership

A 501 (c)(3) non-profit, the Center for Democracy and Technology, discloses its financials here. Donations are the primary source of revenue, with the MacArthur Foundation being the primary donor.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Center for Democracy and Technology reports news about free speech and the internet. All entries use minimal loaded words and are well-sourced. The website also advocates for law, technology, and policy that strengthen and protect fundamental privacy rights and protect more robust legal controls on government surveillance by finding practical and innovative solutions to public policy challenges while protecting civil liberties. Both sides value the protection of these rights to some degree, and therefore we rate them Least Biased.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate the Center for Democracy and Technology left-leaning Least Biased based on political advocacy. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/15/2017) Updated (10/6/2021)

Source: https://cdt.org

Last Updated on October 6, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check

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