These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals 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 Harvard Business Review Least Biased based on balanced story selection and editorial positions that only slightly lean left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Harvard Business Review (HBR) is a general management magazine published by Harvard Business Publishing. HBR is published six times a year and headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts. HBR‘s articles cover a wide range of topics relevant to various industries, management functions, and geographic locations. These focus on leadership, organizational change, negotiation, strategy, operations, marketing, finance, and managing people.
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Funded by / Ownership
Harvard Business Review is published by Harvard Business Publishing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvard University. Advertising and subscription fees generate revenue for HBR.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Harvard Business Review mostly covers business news; however, they also cover the political aspects of the business. In this regard, they present information with low bias and minimal use of loaded words. Harvard Business Review sources all information in their articles from credible media sources.
Editorially, HBR leans slightly left with articles such as this: Renewable Energy, Climate Change, and Technology. In general, information is presented with low bias and proper sourcing.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Harvard Business Review Least Biased based on balanced story selection and editorial positions that only slightly lean left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/8/2018) Updated (12/09/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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