Need 2 Know – Bias and Credibility

Need 2 Know - Least BiasedLEAST BIASED

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.

Update: Need 2 Know is now a part of Cheddar. Our review of Cheddar is here.

Factual Reporting: HIGH

According to their about page “Need 2 Know is a free daily newsletter with all the news that matters. It’s a one-stop-shop for politics, sports, tech, business and entertainment. With a little bit of humor to help it all go down. Some people prefer their news hard-boiled; we prefer our news over easy.”

In review, Need 2 Know is a blog style website that publishes the top 10 news stories of the day. They typically provide a sentence or two summarizing the story with their own words and then link to a source reporting the story. In general, the sources used fall in the left-center category such as NPR, Bloomberg and the New York Times. All the sources used are credible and ranked High for factual reporting. Overall, we rate Need 2 Know Left-Center biased based on story selection that very slightly favors the left and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 3/3/2018) (Closed 10/30/2019)


Last Updated on June 27, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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