Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

IEEE - Pro Science - Evidence Based - Credible - Non Biased

Factual Reporting: Very High - Credible - Reliable


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, we rate IEEE a hard Pro-Science source based on technical well-researched content.

Detailed Report

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


Founded in 1963, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association for electronic engineering and electrical engineering. It is the world’s largest association of technical professionals with more than 423,000 members in over 160 countries around the world. The current executive director is Stephen Welby.

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Funded by / Ownership

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is funded through membership fees.

Analysis / Bias

In review, IEEE is an organization that promotes the educational and technical advancement of electrical and electronic engineering, telecommunications, computer engineering, and allied disciplines. IEEE features articles and research written under the tab IEEE Xplore. These articles tend to be technical and pro-science such as this Intelligent Reflecting Surface Enhanced Wireless Network via Joint Active and Passive Beamforming. This research is very well-sourced. In general, this a hard pro-science website.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, we rate IEEE a hard Pro-Science source based on technical well-researched content. (D. Van Zandt 8/23/2020)


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