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 MIT Technology Review Pro-Science based on strong sourcing of information and promotion of the consensus in scientific matters.
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1899, MIT Technology Review is a bi-monthly magazine published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Magazine focuses on technology and innovation as does the website. The current editor-in-chief is Gideon Lichfield.
Funded by / Ownership
MIT Technology Review is owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Revenue is derived through advertising and subscription fees.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the magazine and website publish news on technology, technical innovation, and sustainable energy. Articles and headlines are free of emotional wording such as This is the most precise 3D map of the Milky Way ever made. Although they rarely report on politics they do not have a positive view of President Trump’s scientific positions such as The Gaping, Dangerous Hole in the Trump Administration. Finally, during the coronavirus of 2020, they have reported with factual pro-science information. In general, all information is pro-science and any bias is directed at those who reject the scientific consensus.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate MIT Technology Review Pro-Science based on strong sourcing of information and promotion of the consensus in scientific matters. (D. Van Zandt 12/2/2016) Updated (12/4/2020)