Daily Caller Bias and Reliability


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Bias: Skews Right

Reliability: Mixed Reliability/Opinion OR Other Issues


Ad Fontes Media rates Daily Caller in the Skews Right category of bias and as Mixed Reliability/Opinion OR Other Issues in terms of reliability. Daily Caller is a news and opinion website based in Washington, D.C. It was founded by Tucker Carlson, who later went to Fox News, and political pundit Neil Patel. It was launched in 2010 and dubbed “the conservative answer to the Huffington Post.”

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 31.52

Bias: 16.67

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
Trump Unveils Patriotic Upgrade To Air Force One 5.67 37.67
‘Mutually Beneficial’: Major News Outlet Expands Climate Change Reporting Funded By Left-Wing Activist Groups 14.67 34
Infighting Grows Among House Republicans Amid Fight Between Reps Boebert, Omar 11.33 34.67
Nearly 20% Of American Renters Are Behind On Payments, Analysis Shows 0 46.33
McConnell Says There Are Now ‘Assurances’ Democrats Will Not Abolish The Filibuster 6.67 43.33
Capitol Hill Chaos: Daily Caller Reporters Explain What Really Happened 0 50.33
Hurricane Eta Hits Nicaragua Coast After Being Declared Category Four Storm 0 53.33
Here’s What The Election Looks Like, As Battleground States Remain Undecided 0 50.67
Daily Caller News Foundation Forces Government To Release Fauci, China, WHO Emails 11 47.33
Second Debate Moderator Steve Scully Interned For Joe Biden 6.67 46.33
Report On Rising Far-Left Extremism Raises Concerns Of Possible ‘Mass-Casualty Event’ 11.33 39.67
HBO Writer’s Racial Slur-Filled Tweets Removed By Twitter 14.33 41.67
Wildfires Will Become Worse Thanks To Decades-Old Liberal Policies, Says Fire Expert Who Predicted Uptick In Blazes 15.75 34
Fans Boo Major League Soccer Team For Kneeling During The National Anthem -4.5 48.5
Tennessee Legislature Passes Bill To Crack Down On Protests 6.67 46
Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna Says He’ll Vote Against Democratic Party Platform Because It Doesn’t Include ‘Medicare For All’ -17 42.33
Chicago Police Launch New Page On Website To Apprehend Recent Looters 8 48.33
Trump Takes Swipe At FBI Chief Over Handling Of Russia Probe Documents 6 37
Disagreement About Jeff Bezos Leads To Awkward Handoff Between Tucker Carlson And Sean Hannity 10.11 31.11
Senior FBI Intel Analyst Admitted To Viewing Porn Of Girls As Young As 9 Years Old 1.67 54.67
Poll: Large Plurality Of Americans Say Cancel Culture Has Gone Too Far 3.4 44.8
Family Sues Notre Dame After Fall At On-Campus Party Leaves Son Unable To Walk Or Talk 0.67 48.67
EXCLUSIVE: Congress, White House Unlikely To Deliver Phase 4 Stimulus Before Recess, Sources Say 17.33 37.33
The Media Have Their Mueller Report Narrative Ready To Go 25.5 12.75
Newspapers Encouraging Locals To Flee To The US, Illegal Migrants Claim 13.5 30.17


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