Bias: Hyper-Partisan Right

Reliability: Unreliable, Misleading

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Overview

Ad Fontes Media rates The Gateway Pundit in the Hyper-Partisan Right category of bias and as Unreliable, Misleading in terms of reliability. The Gateway Pundit is a news and opinion website founded just before the 2004 U.S. presidential election “to expose the wickedness of the left.” The website’s name refers to the Gateway Arch, which was the home of founder Jim Hoft, who writes many of the blog’s articles. The site records more than 16 million visits each month.

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 15.71

Bias: 24.81

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
ALEX JONES TRIAL EXCLUSIVE: Alex Jones Reconciles with Sandy Hook Parents After His Testimony – Who Are Immediately Whisked Away by Their Attorneys — VIDEO2717
HUGE BREAKING UPDATE: Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft Officially Joins Missouri and Louisiana National Lawsuit — SUES Joe Biden and Administration for Violation of First Amendment, Internet Censorship19.3321.67
White House Doctor Who Has Yet to Answer Questions About Biden’s Covid Diagnosis Says Joe’s Symptoms ‘Continue to Improve’17.6724.67
Joe Biden, Mouth Agape, Mumbles Bizarre Jab at the Press after NASA Reveals New Images of Universe From Webb Space Telescope (VIDEO)27.6716.33
Stunning. Wuhan Lab was Experimenting with Monkeypox Last Year – Published Research Report in International Journal in February717.33
REPORT: Registered Republican Voters Now Outnumber Democrats In Florida By Over 100,0001535
Kamala Harris Delivers Crazy Word Salad During Bilateral Meeting with Jamaican Prime Minister (VIDEO)1925.33
JUST IN: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Refers Criminal Action Against AZ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs For Election Crimes17.6719.33
Pennsylvania Judge Orders Five Democrat School Board Members Immediately Removed Over Mask Mandate938
Russia Mythology Dominates the U.S. Media22.6718.67
LET FREEDOM ROLL: 70 Mile Long ‘People’s Convoy’ to Descend on Washington, DC SATURDAY – Thousands of Vehicles Gear Up for the Final Stretch (VIDEOS)2030.33
Senator Ted Cruz Introducing Bill To Restore America’s Energy Independence1835
He’s Back! Bill Clinton Relaunching Clinton Global Initiative After 5-Year Hiatus937.67
Biden Has Bizarre Exchange with Finnish President in Oval Office Meeting (VIDEO)19.3326.33
John Durham Blasts Former Clinton Lawyer Sussmann’s Effort to Dismiss Case21.3322.33
BREAKING: Russia Reportedly Offers Ukraine Terms of Surrender1.6720.33
EXCLUSIVE: “CAPITOL POLICE TRIED TO MURDER ME!” January 6th Viral Victim Who Was Pushed Off Second Story Ledge by Police Speaks Out, Announces LAWSUIT!2215.67
Hunter Biden’s Ex-Girlfriend Gives Secret Testimony in Tax Probe, Spills the Beans About Hunter’s Lavish Spending Habits1331
China Strengthens Its Hold on Hong Kong Ordering Compulsory COVID Tests for All Citizens2516.67
Nearly 500 People Arrested in California in Human Trafficking Sting Operation5.3342.33
FBI Knowingly Ignored Massive Evidence of Democrat Party Ballot Trafficking Operations in Every Major Battleground State — NOW They Dare Tweet on Election Integrity35.676.33
BREAKING BOMBSHELL: Fusion GPS Didn’t Only Work on Steele Dossier, They Worked on Nearly Every Key Anti-Trump Narrative Coming from DOJ and Mueller Gang21.3317.67
‘Don’t Cancel Me, Please’: Degenerate Shock Jock Howard Stern Says Joe Rogan’s Apology Should Have Been “I’m Wrong, Go Get a Vaccine Before You Die”1523.33
Lawless DOJ Caught Opening Rep. Louie Gohmert’s House Mail Before It Reaches His Office — Gohmert Speaks Out on House Floor (VIDEO)18.6716.33
After Suing to Keep Masks Just 14 Days Ago, New York Gov. Hochul to Suddenly Lift Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate15.3329.33