Is BBC a reliable source?

This is how independent third parties assess the credibility and media bias of this source.
OVERALL RATING:60 +, 8 -
    BBC scores a total of 60 Plus Points and 8 Minus Points in our evaluation of journalistic quality.
    This corresponds to a score of 83* resp. the grade A- (very good).

    Grade Score
    very good A+ > 89
    A 89 - 84
    A- 83 - 79
    good B+ 78 - 74
    B 73 - 67
    B- 66 - 62
    satisfactory C+ 61 - 56
    C 55 - 49
    C- 48 - 44
    sufficient D+ 43 - 39
    D 38 - 32
    poor D- 31 - 26
    insufficient F < 26
    *: (60 + 5 BP) * 100 / (60 + 5 BP + 8 + 5 BP)
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Ad Fontes Media16 +, 4 -
Ad Fontes Media, Inc. is a media watchdog organization based in Colorado that is best known for its Media Bias Chart, which ranks media sources based on political bias and reliability. We combine their ratings of individual articles and episodes to create a weighted average, with low-rated items increasingly weighted higher.
    Reliability (Weighted Average)
  • "High"
Media Bias/Fact Check18 +, 2 -
Media Bias/Fact Check (MBFC) is an American fact-checking website founded in 2015. It uses a 0-10 scale to rate sites on two areas: bias and factual accuracy. A source rated by MBFC with minimal bias gets 10 plus points. Maximum bias gets 10 minus points. The same principle applies to factual accuracy.
Studies10 +
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Fact Checkers2 -
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Wikipedia
Wikipedia's reliability was often criticized in the 2000s but has improved over time; in the late 2010s and early 2020s, it was universally praised. Any positive mention of a source in the extract of a Wikipedia page in terms of credibility and quality gets a plus point, and vice versa.
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