Full Fact (UK)

Last updated on December 12th, 2020 at 07:59 am

Full Fact - Least Biased - Not Right - Not Left - Credible Fact CheckerFactual Reporting: 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.

  • 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

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 35/180

History

Founded in 2009, Full Fact is an independent fact-checking organization based in the UK which aims to “promote accuracy in public debate”.  

Read our report on government influence on UK’s media.

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 (6/1/2019)

Source: https://fullfact.org/

Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

NFN-Low Biased Factual News

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