Bloomberg News Bias and Reliability

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Bias: Middle

Reliability: Reliable, Analysis/Fact Reporting

Overview

Ad Fontes Media rates Bloomberg News in the Middle category of bias and as Reliable, Analysis/Fact Reporting in terms of reliability. Bloomberg News is an international news agency founded by Michael Bloomberg and Matthew Winkler in 1990. Originally focused on business news, the agency now covers a variety of topics, with headquarters in New York City, London and Hong Kong

Overall Score

The following are the overall bias and reliability scores for Bloomberg News according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 45.43

Bias: -2.65

Panels of analysts from Ad Fontes Media regularly review representative sample content to rate it for reliability and bias. Each panel of analysts comprises one left-leaning, one right-leaning, and one center-leaning analyst.

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

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

The bias rating, demonstrated on the Media Bias Chart®️ on the horizontal axis, ranges from most extreme left to middle 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.

Reliability scores for articles and shows are on a scale of 0-64. Scores above 40 are generally good; scores below 24 are generally problematic. Scores between 24-40 indicate a range of possibilities, with some sources falling there because they are heavy in opinion and analysis, and some because they have a high variation in reliability between articles.

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 minimally biased, equally balanced, or exhibiting a centrist bias.

Individual Content Sample Scores

These are the most recent content samples that Ad Fontes Media analysts have rated for this source.

Content Sample URL Bias Reliability
Biden’s Covid Diagnosis Is a Wake-Up Call for America -5 37
ESG Means No More Buying the World a Coke 1.33 32.33
Biden Casts Himself as Cheap-Gas Champion as Prices Crest -1 47.33
San Antonio Targets Homelessness, With a Push From the White House -5.33 45.67
Deere Takes Hard Line After Workers Reject Second Offer -0.67 49
How Frances Haugen Left Mark Zuckerberg Speechless 0 44.33
China Hits Zero Covid Cases With a Month of Draconian Curbs -3 46.33
Biden's Dream and Nightmares Could Both Come True 0 35.67
Yang’s Failure Is a Good Thing for Politics 0 35.33
It’s Not a Gulag, Russia Says of Plan to Put Prisoners to Work 1.33 36.33
Belarus Throws Down the Gauntlet to the West 0 43.33
Israel-Hamas War Showcased Iran’s Rocket Threat -0.67 46.33
Bitcoin Is a Lot Like the Art Market 1.33 34.33
University of California Set to Drop SAT, ACT Through 2025 -3 45.67
Israel Trades Fire With Gaza as Clashes Spread to West Bank 0 44.67
Mississippi Justices Toss Voter-Backed Marijuana Initiative -1.67 45
Oklahoma Governor Booted From Tulsa Race Massacre Commission -2 45.67
The CDC’s New Mask Rules Leave Kids Out. Here’s How to Fix That. -2.67 36.33
Victoria’s Secret Won’t Wait Forever 0 42.67
Crypto Markets Are Where the Fun Is 0 38
Gas Flowing 5 MPH Will Take Two Weeks to Reach New York Once Pipeline Is Reopened 0 49.33
White House Faces Rising Pressure as Gasoline Shortages Grow 0 50
Gasoline Shortages Across the U.S. East Are Creeping Northward 0 50.67
Merkel Pushes Back on Vaccine Patent Waiver in Row With U.S. 2 45
Suez Shows Civilization Is More Vulnerable Than We Think -3.67 42.67

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