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RIGHT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation.  See all Right-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate the Institute for Humane Studies Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor libertarian positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180

History

Founded in 1961, The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) is a libertarian non-profit organization founded by F.A. Harper that engages with students and professors throughout the United States to encourage the study and advancement of freedom.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Institute for Humane Studies is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Revenue is derived through donations. IHS has received funding from a number of foundations, including the Sarah Scaife Foundation, the John Templeton Foundation, the F.M. Kirby Foundation, the Marcus Foundation, the John William Pope Foundation, the Ed Uihlein Family Foundation, the Ralph Smeed Private Memorial Foundation, the Koch Family Foundations, the Searle Freedom Trust, the E.L. Craig Foundation, and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.

Analysis / Bias

In review, the Institute for Humane Studies publishes news and information related to libertarian schools of thought. Articles and headlines do not contain loaded languages such as this Social Justice, Austerity, and the Humanities Death Spiral. Most articles are sourced from other organizations such as the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and Insider Education.

Editorially, most positions favor libertarian positions. When it comes to science they support the consensus on climate change despite being funded by many pro-fossil fuel entities. In general, the news is reported factually and with a right-leaning bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None to date

Overall, we rate the Institute for Humane Studies Right-Center Biased based on editorial positions that favor libertarian positions. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/1/2017) Updated (2/19/2021)

Source: https://theihs.org/

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