Geology In is a website that publishes news related to geology. There is an about page listed; however, the link does not work; therefore, there isn’t information about the mission or ownership of the website. Further, the contact page also does not list names. A Whois domain search reveals the domain was purchased in 2014.
Funded by / Ownership
Geology In does not disclose ownership nor any names associated with the website. Funding appears to be derived from abundant online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Geology In primarily aggregates geology news from other reputable science journals and magazines. Although the scientific information is generally credible, Geology In utilizes loaded sensational headlines such as this: Yellowstone Volcano Was Hit by Earthquake Swarm of 2,500 Tremors. This particular story was summarized from credible USGS information and used wording from a Newsweek article. Generally, most stories follow the same format of summaries from other sources; sometimes, these stories are copied verbatim, though credit is given to the original source.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Although Geology In summarizes or republishes credible science news, our criteria dictate that a source that does not disclose a combination of ownership, mission, and authorship is listed as questionable due to a lack of transparency. (D. Van Zandt 11/21/2016) (Updated 11/18/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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