These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.
- Overall, we rate the Committee for Economic Development Least Biased based on evidence-based reporting. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1942, The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is a business-led public policy organization based in Washington, D.C. Its membership consists primarily of senior corporate executives from various U.S. industries and sectors. Together with its members, CED aims to sustain and promote free enterprise, improve education and healthcare, reform campaign finance, enhance corporate governance, and improve the fiscal health of the United States. The current President is Bernard Bailey.
Funded by / Ownership
The Committee for Economic Development is a nonprofit that is funded through donations. The CED provides links to its annual reports here.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the CED “conducts policy research on fiscal health, education (including early childhood, K-12, and postsecondary), health care, campaign finance, women in corporate leadership, regulatory policy, immigration, infrastructure, and tax reform. CED aims to encourage American business leaders to take a more expansive view of their responsibilities by practicing what it calls “business statesmanship” — recognizing that business leaders can promote societal health by engaging in and speaking out for the common good on timely public policy issues.”
In general, this website promotes education through our current capitalist system. For example, in the story What CEOs Can Do to Improve Higher Ed Outcomes. Regarding immigration, this source uses factual data that indicates we need more immigrants to sustain our economy, which is at odds with the current conservative platform.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate the Committee for Economic Development Least Biased based on evidence-based reporting. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (7/6/2016) Updated (07/15/2022)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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