American Greatness Bias and Reliability Overview

American Greatness is a news and opinion website created following the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The site aims to be the “leading voice of the next generation of American Conservatism.” The website records more than 2.4 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates American Greatness in the hyper-partisan right category of bias and as somewhat unreliable in terms of reliability.

Overall Score

A team of analysts at Ad Fontes Media regularly reviews articles and news programs to rate them in terms of bias and reliability. A weighted average of these ratings results in the overall score for the media source.

The bias rating, demonstrated on the Media Bias Chart®️ on the horizontal axis, ranges from most extreme left to neutral to most extreme right. The reliability rating, demonstrated on the chart’s vertical axis, rates sources on a scale from original fact reporting to analysis, opinion, propaganda and inaccurate/fabricated information.

The following are American Greatness’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 19.70

Bias: 23.20

Reliability scores for articles and shows are on a scale of 0-64. Scores above 24 are generally acceptable; scores above 32 are generally good.

Bias scores for articles and shows are on a scale of -42 to + 42, with higher negative scores being more left, higher positive scores being more right, and scores closer to zero being the most neutral and/or balanced.

Individual Article Scores

The following articles were reviewed by Ad Fontes Media analysts on the basis of reliability and bias. Each article was reviewed by at least three analysts: one conservative, one liberal and one moderate.

The team considers a variety of factors when rating a news article. To determine its reliability score, we consider the article’s veracity, expression, and its headline and graphics. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall reliability score.

To determine an article’s bias score, we consider its language, its political position and how it compares to other stories from other sources on the same topic. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall bias score.

Article URLBiasReliability
11 that Really Matters › American Greatness1924
The Great Consonant Shift › American Greatness18.3328.33
Liz Cheney and the ‘Big Lie’ › American Greatness22.513
Do Vaccine Resisters Risk Being Waco’d?18.6728.33
Morning Greatness: Rest in Peace Rush Limbaugh15.2530.5
How Libertarians Aid and Abet Oligarchy18.3327
National Guard Allowed Back into Capitol After Forced Out to Parking Garage11.6744.33
Biden Reinstates ‘Diversity Training’ in the Federal Government13.3335.33
A ‘Cleansing’ Moment7.6732
The End of Free Speech and the Coming Dystopia8.3331.33
Joe Biden, B.S. Artist1330
A Tale of Two Senators2222
Grifting on a Dream7.6740.33
‘Trump Nation’ Numbers At Least 150 Million Americans21.3326.67
We Need a MAGA 2.021.3329.33
Morning Greatness: Gird Your Loins13.6740.67
The Make-Believe Election328.8
Spirit Murder, Lizard Brains and the Abolition of Whiteness25.3324.67
A Domestic Terrorism Bill Only Antifa Could Love18.3331.67
Morning Greatness: Welcome to the Jungle21.3323
Blame the Left, Not Trump, for America’s Crack-Up26.6715.67
American Greatness28.3316.67
A Daring Left and a Cowed Center16.6730.67
Ashamed of What?31.6717.33
Political Theater Won’t Work for the Right21.6726.67