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RIGHT-CENTER BIAS

These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor conservative causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information, but may require further investigation. See all Right-Center sources.

  • Overall, we rate Rasmussen Reports Right-Center biased based on polling that tends to slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: RIGHT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (45/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Organizaton/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

Rasmussen Reports is an American polling company, founded in 2003. The company engages in the collection, publication, and distribution of public opinion polling information. Rasmussen Reports conducts nightly tracking, at national and state levels, of elections, politics, current events, consumer confidence, business topics, and the United States president’s job approval ratings.

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Funded by / Ownership

Rasmussen is owned by Noson Lawen Partners (majority stake). Revenue is generated through advertising and subscriptions.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Rasmussen Reports has received praise for accuracy in the past. They have also been criticized for having a right-leaning bias. Some of those who have called Rasmussen Reports right-leaning are: FiveThirtyEight, New Republic, Time, Center for Public Integrity, CNN, and the Washington Post. Further, founder Scott Rasmussen has written a conservative book called In Search of Self-Governance. Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight claims that Rasmussen Reports has a pro-Republican bias of 3.9%.

A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.

Overall, we rate Rasmussen Reports Right-Center biased based on polling that tends to slightly favor the right and High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 1/30/2018) Updated (5/18/2019)

Source: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/

This poll is for entertainment purposes and does not change our overall rating.

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