Coronavirus.gov

Coronavirus.gov - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


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  • Overall, we rate Coronavirus.gov Least Biased based on sourcing information from the CDC and HHS. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing to credible authorities and minimizing President Trump’s false statements regarding Coronavirus treatment and containment.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 2020, Coronavirus.gov is a website created by the CDC, HHS, and the White House to disseminate information regarding the Coronavirus.

Read our profile on the United States media and government.

Funded by / Ownership

Coronavirus.gov is owned and funded by the United States Government.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the website provides news about Coronavirus (Covid-19) from an official Government perspective. For example, they link to the CDC for a list of symptoms and protocols to follow. They also provide a “Latest News” section that links to the CDC and HHS for up-to-minute updates on the nature of the virus.

Failed Fact Checks

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Overall, we rate Coronavirus.gov Least Biased based on sourcing information from the CDC and HHS. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing to credible authorities and minimizing President Trump’s false statements regarding Coronavirus treatment and containment. (D. Van Zandt 3/22/2020) Updated (08/01/2022)

Source: https://www.coronavirus.gov/

Last Updated on August 1, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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