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.
- Overall, we rate The Outlook Least Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that are reasonably balanced. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
The Outlook is Monmouth University’s student-run newspaper since 1933. According to their about page “The Outlook covers all the news, sports, entertainment, and opinions on campus and in the area. The Outlook has received national awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the New Jersey Collegiate Press Association for news coverage and layout.” You can find the editors here.
Funded by / Ownership
The Outlook is owned by Monmouth University with revenue derived through advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Outlook covers both campus news Arts and Sciences Courses Find Difficulty Transitioning Online and general informational How The Coronavirus Affects Those With Compromised Immune Systems with minimal bias in wording. The paper also reports on politics with reasonable balance such as this President Trump Issues Executive Order to Combat Human Trafficking in the United States. Information is properly source.
Editorially, they offer a balance of opinions and typically support the consensus of science such as this Coronavirus vs. Flu. In general, The Outlook reports news factually and with minimal bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate The Outlook Least Biased based on story selection and editorial positions that are reasonably balanced. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 10/30/2016) Updated (9/12/2020)