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 New Atlas Pro-science based on the publication of news that is either peer-reviewed or accepted by the consensus.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2002, New Atlas is a Technology and Popular Science news website page. “Since then, we’ve produced more than 50,000 articles covering advances in technology, science, transportation, architecture, design, and many other disciplines. Why New Atlas? An atlas is a collection of maps, and maps are the tools we use to explore and define new frontiers. That’s our mission: to trace the development of extraordinary ideas that move the world forward.”
Funded by / Ownership
Gizmag Pty Ltd. owns and publishes New Atlas. Advertising and subscriptions generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
New Atlas reports on science and technology with minimal bias. For example, they cover the facts in this article: A rare behind-the-scenes look at Boston Dynamics’ acrobatic robots. In this one, the Wearable battery is flexible, stretchable, and sweat-powered. All articles reviewed were pro-science, including those covering Covid0-19 such as this Obesity confirmed as a major risk factor for severe COVID-19. In general, New Atlas is a pro-science source with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate New Atlas Pro-science based on the publication of news that is either peer-reviewed or accepted by the consensus. (D. Van Zandt 8/29/2017) Updated (8/17/2021)
Last Updated on August 17, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check