Deadline Bias and Reliability Overview

Deadline Hollywood is an online news source focusing on news of the entertainment industry. It began in 2006 as an Internet version of the LA Weekly’s “Hollywood Deadline” print column by Nikki Finke. Part of the Penske Media Corporation, the website records approximately 21.8 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Deadline in the middle category of bias and as most reliable 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 Deadline’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 41.46

Bias: -5.96

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
Teigen’s Bullying Led ‘Project Runway’ Star To Consider Suicide: Claim – Deadline-138
Supreme Court Rejects Latest Challenge To Affordable Care Act044
Mass Shooting In Austin, Texas 6th Street Entertainment District Sees 13 People Injured047
Martin Bashir Apologizes To Princess Diana’s Sons In Aftermath Of Independent Inquiry; Denies Deceiving Royal To Secure 1995 Interview043.33
Joe Biden Announces “Wartime Effort” Against Covid-19; Invokes Defense Production Act For Vaccines-339.67
LA Mayor Garcetti Reveals His Daughter Has Covid-19, He Turned Down Biden Post; County Sees Two New Deaths Every Hour On Average-2.546.17
Joe Biden To Get Covid-19 Vaccine On Monday; Kamala Harris Will Receive Shot After Christmas-15.6729.67
Rupert Murdoch Gets Covid-19 Vaccine Near His UK Home-10.3339
Bob Iger As Ambassador To China? Hollywood Names Are Floating For Joe Biden Picks, But Rumors May Clash With Reality-1.6738.67
Tom Cruise Goes Off On Crew After Covid Breach On ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ London Set – Hear The Audio-138
Los Angeles Mayor: “Countywide Emergency Order”, New Restrictions And Closures Being Considered As L.A. Becomes Ground Zero Of Covid-19 Pandemic047.67
Kayleigh McEnany Slams Media; CNN’s Jim Acosta Asks About Her “Disinformation” – Deadline-538.67
Netflix Pushes ‘The Gray Man’ Start Over California’s Rise In Positive Covid Tests; Streamer’s Biggest Tentpole Is In Pre-Production043.33
Vice President Mike Pence Reveals Members Of U.S. Space Force Will Be Called “Guardians”; Marvel Fans, James Gunn Respond-443
‘The Good Doctor’: Noah Galvin, Summer Brown, Bria Samoné Henderson & Brian Marc To Recur In Major Season 4 Plotline037
California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Opening Door To Paying Slavery Reparations-10.3344
Actors’ Equity Calls For Review Of “Deeply Frustrating” Health Fund Eligibility Proposal-0.6745
George J. Steiner Jr. Dies: Louisiana Film Commissioner, President Filmworks New Orleans Was 68036
Judd Apatow Criticizes Hollywood’s Censorship For International Market: “China Has Bought Our Silence With Their Money”-2.6749.67