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The Observatory - Least Biased - Credible - ReliableFactual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


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.

Update: This source has not published since 2019 and is retired.

Factual Reporting: HIGH

The Observatory is produced by the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The website performs fact checks and also publishes fact checks from other reliable providers. Low biased and well-sourced fact checks. (D. Van Zandt 3/7/2017)


Last Updated on March 29, 2021 by Media Bias Fact Check

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