Financial Buzz Bias and Reliability


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Bias: Middle

Reliability: Reliable, Analysis/Fact Reporting


Ad Fontes Media rates Financial Buzz in the Middle category of bias and as Reliable, Analysis/Fact Reporting in terms of reliability. Financial Buzz is a website focused on financial and economic news. Founded in 2011, it is based on Wall Street in New York City. Topics include investing, stock news, market analysis, personal finance and more presented through original news content, videos and a newsletter.

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 46.59

Bias: -0.03

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
Southwest Airlines Reports Massive Loss 0.67 47.67
Phison Opens Colorado Enterprise SSD Engineering Lab with Industry Experts 0 37.5
Global Swimming Pool Market will Exhibit Negative Impact during 2020-2024|Large-Scale Urbanization to Improve the Market Growth | Technavio 0 37.67
Global Racket Sports Equipment Market will Exhibit Negative Impact During 2020-2024 | Increase in Number of Tournaments to Improve the Market Growth | Technavio 0 37.67
Coca-Cola Earnings Exceed Expectations 0 45.67
“Buzz on the Street” Show: Medipharm Labs (OTCQX: MEDIF) (TSX: LABS) Deal with Sunco Green Pharmaceutical 0 49.33
“Buzz on the Street” Show: FansUnite Entertainment (OTC: FUNFF) (CSE: FANS) to Distribute RNG Games in Europe 0 50
“Buzz on the Street” Show: Todos Medical (OTCQB: TOMDF) Agreement with Adial Pharmaceuticals 0.67 50
ConocoPhillips to Acquire Concho Resources: All-Stock Transaction 0 48
Alpek Announces Acquisition of NOVA Chemicals’ Styrenics Business 0 47.67
NASA Selects Nokia to Build First Cellular Network on the Moon 0 52
Target Announces $70 Million in Bonuses for Hourly Workers 0 51.33
“Buzz on the Street” Show: Urban Tea (NASDAQ: MYT) Plans to Open New Store in New York City 0 48.33
“The Buzz” Show: JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) Shares Rise Amid Agreement with Juwi 0 46.67
CVS Set to Hire 15,000 Employees in Anticipation of Flu Season 0 50
AMC Hopeful as New York Theaters Prepare to Reopen -1.75 46

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