Bias: Middle

Reliability: Reliable, Analysis/Fact Reporting

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Overview

Ad Fontes Media rates Bring Me The News in the Middle category of bias and as Reliable, Analysis/Fact Reporting in terms of reliability. Bring Me The News is a website focusing on news, lifestyle and sports in Minnesota. The site is “owned and operated by journalists” and is based in Edina, Minnesota. The website records approximately 1.64 million visits per month.

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 46.93

Bias: -1.98

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 URLBiasReliability
Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, May 27049.67
Charges in fatal Mounds View hit-and-run detail terror on roadway048
Trump supporter who swung golf club at couple with political sign pleads guilty048
Simone Biles headlines 'gymnastics-meets-pop-concert' show coming to Target Center047
Gov. Walz reveals list of 9 free rewards for those who get vaccinated-0.6747.33
Train derails while passing by lake in Albert Lea049.33
3 Mpls officers injured on night of shootings, stabbings and fights049.67
Teen in serious condition after fall at abandoned Minneapolis mill049
Twin Cities Pride is going ahead in July this year – but no parade-0.3345.67
List of cities, businesses lifting mask requirement, and those keeping it050.33
Community rallies around family of MN coach who died suddenly046
Former Army Green Beret and U of M student sentenced for Russian espionage047
Viral videos of vaccine thefts lead to charges for MN anti-vaxxer-246.33
Young girl shot in the head in north Minneapolis047.33
Brooklyn Center City Council votes to establish new sweeping public safety measures-7.3344
Spring Lake Park Hy-Vee to open by the end of May0.3339.67
Minneapolis eliminates minimum parking requirements for new developments-5.6746.33
As mask mandates lift, worries about vaccine disparities come to the fore-643
Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, May 15048