These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using an appeal to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate as JTA Least biased from a left-right perspective but pro-Israel in their political stance. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: News Agency
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1917, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) is an international news agency and wire service serving Jewish community newspapers and media around the world, with 88 subscriber outlets listed on its website. The JTA has been described as the Associated Press of the Jewish Community.
Funded by / Ownership
The JTA is a not-for-profit corporation governed by an independent Board of Directors. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency is funded through donations and online advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In reviewing articles, the JTA displays minimal bias in wording and sources from credible information. There is an obvious pro-Israel bias in reporting as the news is geared toward the interests of the Jewish Community. With that said, from a right-left standpoint, this is a least biased source for news reporting and is factual for reliable information.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate JTA as Least biased from a left-right perspective but pro-Israel in their political stance. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 7/23/2017) Updated (02/03/2023)
Last Updated on May 26, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
Do you appreciate our work? Please consider one of the following ways to sustain us.