Daily Mail Bias and Reliability Overview

Daily Mail is the highest-circulation daily newspaper in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1896, it is published in London and records a circulation of 1.13 million. It has been named National Newspaper of the Year eight times by the British Press Awards, in addition to other awards. The Daily Mail website records 284 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Daily Mail in the middle category of bias and as mixed reliability 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. We rate some international sources that have significant English-language content directed at U.S. audiences, which is often different from the content directed at audiences in the source’s home country. To the extent we rate non-U.S. based sources, we rate content for bias from a U.S.-centric point of view because the Media Bias Chart is a U.S.-specific Media Bias Chart. This may cause international media consumers of such sources to have differing opinions of their bias compared to our scores. Our analysts have determined this source’s bias and reliability scores based on a sample of U.S.-directed content of the international source using Ad Fontes Media methodology.

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 Daily Mail’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 30.61

Bias: 1.96

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
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