These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals 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 Today I Found Out least biased based on minimal political content and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
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.”
Funded by / Ownership
Today I Found Out does not clearly list ownership on the website and lacks transparency. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Today I Found Out is not a political site. Almost all of the interesting facts they publish are related to history. Each interesting fact is well researched and appropriately sourced 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.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Today I Found Out least biased based on minimal political content and High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 4/24/2018) Updated (01/28/2022)
Last Updated on January 28, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check