Institute of Physics (IOP) – Bias and Credibility

Institute of Physics (IOP) - Pro Science - Non Biased

Factual Reporting: Very High - Credible - Reliable


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  • Overall, this is a pro-science website that is highly factual.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic


Founded in 1874, The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a scientific charity that works to advance physics education, research, and application. It has a worldwide membership of over 50,000. The IOP supports physics in education, research, and industry. The IOP’s publishing company, IOP Publishing, publishes more than 70 academic journals and magazines. The current President is Jonathan Flint.

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Funded by / Ownership

According to the Institute of Physics website, they are a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 293851) and Scotland (no. SC040092).

Analysis / Bias

According to their about page, “The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific membership society working to advance physics for the benefit of all.” In review, this website is essentially a portal to information for those involved in physics, such as teachers, students, and those who work in the field. They have a news section that covers IOP news and general news in the field of physics.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years

Overall, this is a pro-science website that is highly factual. (D. Van Zandt 11/28/2018) Updated (01/20/2023)


Last Updated on May 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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