These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using 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 straight forward product reviews and High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
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.
Funded by / Ownership
Consumer Reports is owned by Consumer Reports Inc. The magazine accepts no advertising, pays for all the products it tests, and as a nonprofit organization has no shareholders. 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 use of loaded words. Further, all information is properly sourced.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate Consumer Reports Least Biased based on straight forward product reviews and High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/11/2018) Updated (9/9/2019)