These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of 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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
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 are written by journalists. These journalists write the articles in an easy to read format that is informative and entertaining. They cover both hard and popular sciences, but with minimal depth as to appeal to the layperson. Everything is sourced from credible scientific studies or reputable media outlets. Updated (D. Van Zandt 12/2/2019) Updated (4/27/2020)
Overall, Inside Science is a pro-science website.