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.
- Full Fact is a very well-sourced, thorough fact-checker. We consider them to be a top fact-checker in the genre, with the likes of Politifact and Factcheck.org. MBFC endorses Full Fact as a highly credible fact-checker
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2009, Full Fact is an independent fact-checking organization based in the UK which aims to “promote accuracy in public debate”.
Funded by / Ownership
In 2014, Full Fact was granted non-profit charity status. The website is funded through donations. The top funders, as listed on the website, are Facebook, Luminate, Google, and the Nuffield Foundation.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Full Fact is a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN). They do not use loaded words in their fact checks and always source properly. A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check and are, in fact, a certified fact-checker.
Failed Fact Checks
- None. They are an IFCN fact-checker.
Full Fact is a very well-sourced, thorough fact-checker. We consider them to be a top fact-checker in the genre, with the likes of Politifact and Factcheck.org. MBFC endorses Full Fact as a highly credible fact-checker. (D. Van Zandt 11/29/2016) Updated (11/18/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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