Fortune Bias and Reliability Overview

Fortune is a global business magazine published online and in print. It was founded in 1929 following the Great Depression by Henry Robinson Luce, who also co-founded Time magazine. Headquartered in New York City, Fortune has offices in eight other cities worldwide. The monthly magazine has a circulation of approximately 800,000, and the website records 7 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Fortune 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 Fortune’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 44.63

Bias: -1.74

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
Why Satanists may be the last hope to take down Texas's abortion bill-1039.67
Gifts that support Native American art and culture-1.3339.33
Pfizer, Modena COVID vaccines and 5G wireless targeted by Russian disinformation, study finds-1.6746
COVID trips: How to easily plan international travel right now045.67
CDC says Delta variant is one of the most transmissible diseases ever-0.6745.67
Alphabet taps Wendy Tan White as CEO of new robotics company Intrinsic042.67
Online learning: The future of virtual teaching is all about school funding-545
Gender equity: Let's close the huge gender gap in federal contracts-4.3337
China’s crackdown on U.S. IPOs is a boon for HK—if it can handle the listings046.33
Semiconductor crisis has Biden administration sounding the alarm, with worries about China045.67
Reports of forced labor are driving brands to abandon Chinese cotton047
Germany's flood disaster comes at a politically crucial moment-5.3340.67
After recent plunge, Bitcoin is again underperforming stocks this year044.33 accepts $6 billion takeover offer from private equity firm Thoma Bravo044.33
How Didi’s IPO debacle doomed China’s love affair with Wall Street046.67
Ohio law allows doctors to deny health care and birth control to LGBTQ patients-7.3341.67
COVID Delta variant symptoms: These are the most common ones045
Europe starts considering a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for approval-146.33
Forget vaccine jabs—next-generation COVID-19 pills and nasal sprays are on their way-1.3347
Stock market performance during Biden's first 100 days has officially bested everyone from Trump back through Truman-245.33
Why Black American professionals in the U.S. are moving abroad and staying there048
Extra 400 unemployment benefits: When does it start? How long? Is it legal? Where does money come from? Trump executive order FAQ049
Coronavirus relief bill: Extend the $600 unemployment benefit-4.6735.33
TikTok banned: 6 ways the app is countering US scrutiny, Trump's ban threat-543.67
Joe Biden, Barack Obama video: Former President, VP sit down to discuss Trump's COVID response, in new teaser tweet-10.3342.33