These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using 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 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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180 (2020)
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 web site. 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 to 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.
Overall, we rate 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. (D. Van Zandt 7/23/2017) Updated (7/29/2018)