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 Inc. Magazine Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1979, Inc. Magazine is an American business magazine that is published 8 times per year. Inc.com is the associated website that publishes daily business news. The current editor is James Ledbetter, who was an editor at large with Reuters.
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Funded by / Ownership
Inc. Magazine is owned by Mansueto Ventures LLC, which is held by billionaire investor Joe Mansueto. He is also executive chairman of Morningstar Inc. and owns the monthly business magazine Fast Company. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Inc. Magazine publishes original content on investing, business and marketing. Articles and headlines do not use loaded emotional language such as this: How 1099 Workers Should Apply for Stimulus Loans. This story like all others reviewed is properly sourced to credible information.
Editorially, Inc. Magazine rarely publishes opinion pieces, however, they do publish advice pieces such as this, 10 Things to Say Instead of Good Job. When reporting on politics, Inc. Magazine generally reports directly and factually, however some articles are slightly negative toward the Trump administration such as this: President Trump Tried to Take Credit for Apple’s Mac Pro Manufacturing Plant. Here’s Why He Shouldn’t. In general, the news is reported factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
Overall, we rate Inc. Magazine Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of news. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 4/18/2020)
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