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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.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Notes: Founded in 1986, The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is a Harvard University research center that explores the intersection and impact of media, politics and public policy in theory and practice. The Shorenstein Center is currently making an effort to combat fake news through the website First Draft News. They also provide media research that is valuable to journalists.
In review, articles and research do not contain loaded words and is properly sourced. There is very little bias as the focus of research is evidence-based and covers both sides. A factual search shows they have never failed a fact check. Overall, we rate the Shorenstein Center Least Biased and High for factual reporting. (D. Van Zandt 3/25/2018)