Daily Wire Bias and Reliability Overview

Daily Wire is a news and opinion website created in 2015 for “a new generation of conservatives.” Founded by political commentator Ben Shapiro and Jeremy Boreing, it is owned by Forward Publishing LLC and is based in Nashville, Tennessee. The Daily Wire logs approximately 27 million visits per month. In early 2021 Shapiro announced that the media company will begin producing entertainment content, including movies and TV shows. Ad Fontes Media rates Daily Wire in the skews right 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.

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

Reliability: 34.38

Bias: 14.38

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
Left Melts Down After Nicki Minaj Defends Posting Tucker Carlson Clip10.6731.33
On His Heels: Gavin Newsom Admits Larry Elder Could Be Next California Governor As Recall Election Looms13.3338.33
OPINION: No, We Shouldn’t Cheer Young Women Quitting On Their Dreams — Even For ‘Mental Health’1428.33
OPINION: The Media Don’t Care That Chris Cuomo’s Wife Was In Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Little Black Book’1230
Pandemonium Breaks Out In D.C. Ballpark After Shooting; 3 Wounded, Stadium Emptied, Game Postponed145.33
3 Texas Democrats Who Fled State To Subvert Democracy Test Positive For COVID-19 After Meeting Kamala Harris12.3329.33
Analysis: Deficit Spending Is Deeply Harmful To Long-Term Economic Growth10.6731.33
Cuba Protesters Covered in ‘Blood’ Stage Die-In Outside White House6.3340
Single-Family Rent Increases Drastically As Americans Move To Red States6.6737.33
Startup Wants To Bring Tourists To Space Via Massive Balloons044
Andrew Cuomo Says Leading Pandemic Was A ‘Tremendous Personal Benefit’ After Making $5 Million From Book10.3338
LIMBAUGH: Who Are The Real Bullies On Race?15.6730
Report: Biden Policies Would Make Tax System ‘More Progressive’ While Cutting Economic Growth12.3332.67
SHAPIRO: Yes, It’s Ungrateful To Turn Your Back On The National Anthem13.3328.67
Jalen Rose’s ‘Tokenism’ Comments About White Player Are A Problem, But The Double Standard Is The Real Issue10.6734
11 Arrested After Standoff Between MA State Troopers And Group Of Armed Men In Tactical Gear Shuts Down I-95041.67
Delusions Of Progressive ‘Resistance’ In PA’s Heartland16.3330.67
Biden White House Trying To Stop Narrative Of VP Kamala Harris’ Office As ‘Abusive’10.6734.33
Florida Officials Accelerate Plans To Demolish Unstable Remains Of Surfside Condo As Tropical Storm Approaches042.67
Americans Trust ‘Non-Mainstream’ News Sources As Much As ‘Mainstream’: Survey541
Derek Chauvin Speaks In Court, Hints To Floyd Family ‘Other Information’ To Come Out6.3341.67
Oakland City Council Votes To Reallocate Police Funding Despite Spike In Violent Crime5.3342.33
First Lawsuit Filed Over Deadly Condo Tower Collapse In Florida046
PRAGER: If America Is Racist, Why Have Millions Of Blacks Emigrated Here? Did Jews Emigrate To Germany In The 1930s?1924.67
San Francisco Weighs Continuing Homeless Encampment Program That Costs $60k Per Tent Each Year-1.6742.67