These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate Engadget Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2004, Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics. The current editor-in-chief is Dana Wollman.
Funded by / Ownership
Engadget is owned by Verizon Media and generates revenue through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Engadget publishes news, reviews, and information related to technology, science, gaming, entertainment, and business. Articles and headlines are not typically sensationalized, such as this Microsoft’s unified Office experience comes to iPad and this Extreme cold snap causes T-Mobile outages in Texas and other parts of the US. All stories reviewed were sourced from credible media outlets.
Editorially, Engadget does not have a section dedicated to opinions, but they do report on politics as it relates to their genre, such as this Huawei suppliers push to reverse Trump’s last minute blows. This story is negative toward the former Trump administration, while this story is favorable for the Biden admin; how Biden and Harris could refocus the White House on science. In general, Engadget is a reliable and low-biased source for tech information, but they lean left when reporting on political issues.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Engadget Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that slightly favor the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/4/2017) Updated (09/21/2022)
Last Updated on September 21, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check