FactCheck.org

Last updated on April 12th, 2021 at 09:41 am

FactCheck - Fact Checker - Least Biased - CredibleFactual Reporting: Very High - Credible - Reliable


LEAST BIASED

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, Factcheck.org is a least biased credible fact-checker that is Very High for factual reporting due to impeccable sourcing of information.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: VERY-HIGH
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

FactCheck.org is a nonprofit website that describes itself as a non-partisan “consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.” It is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. FactCheck.org has won four Webby Awards in the Politics category in 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

Read our country media profile of the USA.

Funded by / Ownership

The Annenberg Foundation owns and funds Factcheck.org. The Annenberg Foundation receives grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Analysis / Bias

Factcheck.org provides well-sourced unbiased fact-checking. Quite simply, Factcheck.org can be trusted to provide accurate fact checks with minimal bias. Factcheck.org is used by Media Bias Fact Check as a resource to check claims when reviewing sources. They are on our Top 10 Fact Checker list.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None. They are an IFCN Fact Checker.

Overall, Factcheck.org is a least biased credible fact-checker that is Very High for factual reporting due to impeccable sourcing of information. (7/6/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 03/20/2021)

Source: https://www.factcheck.org/

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