These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals 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 CyberScoop as least biased based on balanced reporting and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United States
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
CyberScoop is a digital news media platform founded in 2008, specializing in cybersecurity. It is headquartered in Washington, DC, and is part of the Scoop News Group, a leading public sector tech media company in the United States. Founder & CEO Goldy Kamali leads the company.
Funded by / Ownership
CyberScoop is part of the Scoop News Group; ownership is not publicly disclosed. Goldy Kamali is the Founder & CEO, and a Washington Post article indicates she also owns Scoop News Group, which monetizes through advertisements.
Analysis / Bias
CyberScoop publishes articles that maintain a professional tone and rely on facts and expert opinions. For instance, in the article “A year after Russia’s invasion, the scope of cyberwar in Ukraine comes into focus,” the reporting is balanced. The language used is neutral, such as “Russian cyberattacks have been less impactful than initially feared.” The article cites sources like sentinelone.com and zdnet.com.
Another article, “GitHub disables pro-Russian hacktivist DDoS pages,” cites sources like cisa.gov and sentinelone.com and uses neutral words with phrases like “GitHub has disabled accounts belonging to a pro-Russian hacktivist group.” The article is well-sourced, referencing actions by GitHub and detailing the activities of the hacktivist group.
Finally, the articles are generally well-sourced, referencing cybersecurity experts, company spokespeople, and government officials. The language used in the articles is neutral, avoiding emotionally charged words or sensationalism, which indicates a low level of bias.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate CyberScoop as least biased based on balanced reporting and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing 09/09/2023)
Last Updated on September 9, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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