Glamour Bias and Reliability


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Bias: Skews Left

Reliability: Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues


Ad Fontes Media rates Glamour in the Skews Left category of bias and as Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues in terms of reliability. Glamour is a magazine first published in 1939 as Glamour of Hollywood. Designed to appeal to women, the magazine covers topics such as style, beauty, entertainment and wellness. Although the print edition ended in the U.S. in 2019, Glamour publishes 10 editions throughout the world. Glamour is published by Conde Nast, which has headquarters in New York City and in London.

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 37.28

Bias: -8.75

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
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The Women Fighting for Prison Abolition Believe a Better World Is Possible -12.67 42.33
In Rihanna’s World, Plus-Size People Aren’t Just Welcomed. They’re Worshipped -2.67 30.67
I Write About Viral Moments. Then I Became One -5.33 37
Katie Hill Lost Her Job in a Flurry of Leaked Nudes and Tabloid Headlines. Now She’s Telling Her Story -6.67 38
8 Journalists on Reporting While Black, With the Weight of History on Their Shoulders -6.67 41
FKA Twigs Sues Shia LaBeouf Over ‘Relentless Abuse’ During Their Relationship 0 44.67
Glennon Doyle and Biden Campaign Manager Jen O’Malley Dillon on Politics, Motherhood, and Doing Hard Things -15.33 30.67
Sarah Fuller Just Became the First Woman to Score in a Power 5 Football Game -4 44.33
Donald Trump Reportedly Told Staff He Won’t Leave the White House on January 20 -17.33 34
How Much to Tip For Food Delivery: An Ultimate Guide -1.67 41.67
Joe Biden Taps Representative Deb Haaland as First Native American Interior Secretary -8 39.33
A $600 Stimulus Check Is Not Enough—Twitter Users Want the U.S. Government to Know That -5.33 29
I Speak for All Pandemic Moms When I Say: F**K 2020 -10 26.67
I Don’t Miss Hugs 0 33.67
Saturday Night Live Airs Preview of Jim Carrey as Joe Biden and Maya Rudolph as Kamala Harris -2.33 37.33

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