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
Notes: Today I Found Out is a fact based website with the tagline “Feed Your Brain.” According to their about page they were: “founded on January 1, 2010, based on the idea that it is always good to learn something new every day. Today I Found Out features near daily “interesting fact” articles from various, extremely well credentialed authors. In the extremely rare instances where something is found on this site that isn’t perfectly accurate, we also re-research the topic at hand and update or clarify some point as necessary.”
In review, Today I Found Out is not a political site. Almost of all the interesting facts they publish are related to history. Each interesting fact is well researched and sourced properly to credible information. There is also little use of loaded language such as: WHO INVENTED BASEBALL? A factual search reveals that they have not failed a fact check. They also have a podcast called The Brainfood Show and a Youtube channel.
Overall, we rate Today I Found Out least biased based on minimal political content and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 4/24/2018)
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