These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals 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 Plus Maths least biased based on minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Plus Maths is a Cambridge, UK-based online publication focused on mathematics and its applications, including connections to physics, engineering, computer science, and economics. Founded in 1997 as PASS Maths, it’s now part of the Millennium Mathematics Project at the University of Cambridge, which aims to promote the significance of mathematics in science and daily life.
Funded by / Ownership
Plus Maths receives funding from the University of Cambridge’s Millennium Mathematics Project and the Kavli Foundation through a grant-funded partnership with the Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology. They also accept donations from readers. The website does not display any advertisements or sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
Plus is a website focusing on mathematics and its applications. It presents information with minimal bias, focusing on accurate reporting and high-quality writing. For example, they publish articles with neutral titles, such as “Can artificial intelligence help predict the weather?” and use credible sources like the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Plus Maths features articles and profiles that highlight women’s achievements in mathematics and related fields. Plus Maths also publishes articles such as “Maths in a Minute: Thermodynamics,” which briefly overviews complex concepts like thermodynamics and how mathematical models are used to understand them. Further, the website publishes articles that explore the relationship between mathematics and politics, including topics on election fairness and the use of mathematical models to analyze voting outcomes. The article “Elections: Can they be fair?” is an example of this type of content. In general, Plus is fact-based and low-biased.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Plus Maths least biased based on minimal editorializing of content. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to the use of credible sources and a clean fact-check record. (M. Huitsing (04/29/2023)
Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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