These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, Inside Science is a pro-science website.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
According to their about page, “Inside Science is an editorially independent nonprofit science news service run out of the American Institute of Physics (Rated Pro-Science by MBFC) and supported by a coalition of underwriters. We produce breaking news stories, features, essays, op-eds, documentaries, animations, and news videos. These appear on insidescience.org as well as on partner sites across the web and in print.”
Funded by / Ownership
Inside Science is funded by a group of underwriters that include the American Institute of Physics, Acoustical Society of America, and the American Physical Society, among other scientific organizations.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Inside Science publishes science-related stories that journalists write. These journalists write the articles in an easy-to-read format that is informative and entertaining. They cover hard and popular sciences but with minimal depth to appeal to the layperson. Everything is sourced from credible scientific studies or reputable media outlets. Updated (D. Van Zandt 12/2/2019) Updated (01/20/2023)
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, Inside Science is a pro-science website.
Last Updated on May 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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