The following were the overall bias and reliability scores for CNN: Cuomo Prime Time according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.
CNN: Cuomo Prime Time was a nightly news program on CNN hosted by Chris Cuomo. The show, which debuted in June 2018, features one-on-one interviews about the news of the day. CNN fired Cuomo in December 2021 after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, when he was under investigation for sexual harassment. Chris Cuomo is the former co-anchor of “New Day,” CNN’s morning program, beginning in 2013. Before coming to CNN, he was co-anchor of “20/20,” a correspondent for ABC News, and news anchor for “Good Morning America.” He also previously worked as a correspondent for Fox News Channel and “Fox Files.” Cuomo hosts a true crime documentary series, “Inside Evil with Chris Cuomo,” on HLN.
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.