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 Seeker.com Pro-science based on the publication of well-sourced videos that support the consensus of science.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2015, Seeker.com is an American digital media network and content publisher based in San Francisco, California. Seeker produces online video and editorial content for the digital media landscape, with an emphasis on social platforms and YouTube. The primary focus is on science and exploration.
Funded by / Ownership
Seeker is owned by Group Nine Media a subsidiary of Discovery, Inc. Group Nine Media also features NowThis, Thrillist, and The Dodo. The website generates revenue through advertising and sponsored content.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Seeker.com primarily produces news and information videos that pertain to science such as this Nose Swabs vs. Saliva: Which COVID Test Should You Take? Other stories cover space and technology such as This Nuclear Battery Could Power Deep Space Missions for Decades and earth/conservation news. All information is properly sourced and minimally biased. In general, this is a pro-science website.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Seeker.com Pro-science based on the publication of well-sourced videos that support the consensus of science. (D. Van Zandt 11/25/2016) Updated (10/21/2020)