Daily Torch Bias and Reliability Overview

Daily Torch is an online publication published by the Americans for Limited Government, a conservative non-profit organization based in Fairfax, Virginia. The site is “dedicated to reducing the size and scope of government and maximizing individual freedom.” Ad Fontes Media rates Daily Torch in the hyper-partisan right category of bias and as somewhat unreliable 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.

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

Reliability: 18.06

Bias: 20.28

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
Can We Save Our College Students from the Woke Left?1433.67
Bernie’s Big Government taxes crushing the business that made his popular mittens23.3320.33
Biden housing memorandum eyes renewing federal zoning rule Congress already banned1428.67
Justice system that caters to elites is in desperate need of reform131.67
Sen. Rand Paul’s three-penny plan would balance budget in five years after debt grew $4.4 trillion in 202016.6728
The Silencing of the American Conservative2125.67
Former Rep. Dave Brat: We must fight back!1927
Equality vs Equity: Unraveling the allure of socialism19.3329.33
Senate Democrats block amendment that would have prohibited consideration of Supreme Court packing1732.67
How ‘flatten the curve’ became flatten America1930.67
Will Big Tech target Christians next?1631.67
Democrats seek to undermine Electoral College through compact scheme1230.67
Facebook turns 17 but no one is celebrating9.3334.33
Is the FBI corrupt beyond repair?336.67
Sen. Rubio amendment would block schools from stimulus funding if they refuse to reopen by April 30644