Bias: Skews Right

Reliability: Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues

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Overview

Ad Fontes Media rates Fox News (website) in the Skews Right category of bias and as Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues in terms of reliability. Fox News (website) posts news and information online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It’s the digital partner to the cable news channel with the same name. Founded in 1996, Fox News is owned by Fox News Media, part of the Fox Corporation created by Rupert Murdoch.

Overall Score

The following are the overall bias and reliability scores for Fox News (website) according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 35.57

Bias: 13.75

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
Trump’s grip over GOP remains firm as Michels tops Kleefisch in Wisconsin primary face-off4.3341
Manchin disputes data showing social spending bill would raise taxes on middle class during recession742.67
Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri killed in drone strike: 9/11 families react244.33
Uvalde school shooting demands action-935.33
Josh and Erin Hawley on 'Fox & Friends': 'The left has really turned anti-democratic'1528.33
Colbert staffers arrest: Late-night host now about 'pushing politics,' boosting Democrats, other comics say17.3335
Trump’s plan to redesign Air Force One has some Democrats fuming6.3340.67
Maria Bartiromo on Elon Musk's 'super bad feeling' about the economy940.33
Supreme Court leak: Republicans introduce bill to imprison leakers641.33
Finland President surprised at Putin's 'calm' response to NATO membership news044.67
Finland's president tells Putin his country will apply to join NATO046.33
White House says it 'misstated' that vaccines were unavailable when President Biden took office444.33
Americans grade President Biden as inflation remains high0.3336
Clarence Thomas says 'tremendously bad' abortion draft leak changed the Supreme Court 'forever'8.6738
'A very chaotic situation': Crews tackle growing wildfires047.33
Florida lt. gov. on officials rejecting CRT-laced textbooks: 'Parents should be breathing a sigh of relief'13.6738
Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says1729.67
Most widespread drought in 9 years expected to expand047.33
California city to give universal income to transgender, nonbinary residents1623
Republicans slam Biden admin for 'deeply troubling' possibility VA docs could go to border for expected surge1533.33
New York City subway shooting attack timeline047.33
Russian flagship of Black Sea fleet severely damaged, evacuated042.67
Kentucky lawmakers override governor's veto of bill banning transgender athletes from girls' sports744.33
Hunter Biden's wife gives thumbs up on husband's spirits amid federal probe12.3336
Tucker Carlson: The questions about the biolabs in Ukraine that everyone should be asking21.3310.33