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, we rate iCitizen Least Biased and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
According to their about page “icitizen is an award-winning polling platform that connects people and decision-makers to do just that – make their community a better place.” Icitizen was originally founded in 2012 and then in January 2016, icitizen was relaunched with a broader vision to help citizens, elected officials, candidates, organizations, schools and companies strengthen their relationships with one another.
Funded by / Ownership
The current interim CEO is Joel Lee. According to Pitchbook, icitizen’s ownership status is privately held (backing) and financing status is venture capital-backed.
Analysis / Bias
In review, iCitizen creates polls on their page to gauge the public on a variety of political issues. They also have a blog page that is low biased and well sourced. More or less this a polling website and therefore has little bias as citizens are doing the voting.
Overall, we rate iCitizen Least Biased and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 12/24/2017) Updated (6/14/2018)