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 Consumer Reports Least Biased based on straightforward product reviews and High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Consumer Reports is an American magazine published since 1936 by Consumers Reports Inc, a nonprofit organization dedicated to unbiased product testing, consumer-oriented research, public education, and advocacy. Consumer Reports publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center.
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Funded by / Ownership
Consumer Reports Inc owns Consumer Reports. The magazine accepts no advertising, pays for all the products it tests, and has no shareholders as a nonprofit organization. Revenue is generated through subscription fees and donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Consumer Reports typically does not report on politics. All articles/reviews are low-biased without the use of loaded words. Further, all information is properly sourced.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Consumer Reports Least Biased based on straightforward product reviews and High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/11/2018) Updated (08/05/2022)
Last Updated on August 5, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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