These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate EurekaAlert Pro-Science based on direct publication of studies and research from the original source.
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1996, EurekaAlert is a website that covers all areas of science, medicine and technology. Eurekalert! provides news in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese.
Funded by / Ownership
EurekaAlert is published by the Pro-Science American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which is a nonprofit science organization that is funded through donations and membership fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, EurekaAlert primarily publishes news releases from universities and research organizations, such as this from the University of Michigan: Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment get fewer treatments. In general, all information published is classified as Pro-Science by our standards.
A factual search reveals they have never failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate EurekaAlert Pro-Science based on direct publication of studies and research from the original source. (D. VanZandt 8/25/2019)