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 EveryCRSReport.com Least Biased based on not editorializing content. We also rate them Very-High for factual reporting through just straight reporting the congressional reports.
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2016, CRS (Congressional Research Service) is a Congress’ think tank, and its reports are relied upon by academics, businesses, judges, policy advocates, students, librarians, journalists, and policymakers for accurate and timely analysis of important policy issues. The reports are not classified and do not contain individualized advice to any specific member of Congress.
Funded by / Ownership
According to their about page “EveryCRSReport.com is a project of Demand Progress in collaboration with the Congressional Data Coalition — a bipartisan coalition founded by Demand Progress and the R Street Institute to promote open legislative information.” Revenue is derived through donations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, EveryCRSReport.com publishes every report from the Congressional Research Service, which includes the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). There is no spin or bias, they just publish the reports as they come in such as this: Authorizing New Additions to Memorials in the District of Columbia: Issues for Consideration. This source does exactly what they claim with minimal bias.
Overall, we rate EveryCRSReport.com Least Biased based on not editorializing content. We also rate them Very-High for factual reporting through just straight reporting the congressional reports. (D. Van Zandt 11/30/2016) Updated (9/23/2020)