Global News Bias and Reliability Overview

Global News is a news website based in Canada, a division of Global Television Network, with 21 newsrooms located throughout the country. It proclaims to present breaking news from local communities, in addition to content “that puts complex world issues in perspective.” Founded in 1994, Global News is part of Corus Entertainment Inc., a mass media and broadcasting company. The Global News website records approximately 33.94 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Global News 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 Global News’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 45.05

Bias: -4.53

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
U.S. military has ‘no plan’ to stop falling Chinese rocket debris1.3342.67
Woman allegedly set occupied home on fire, watched it burn from lawn chair050
TC Energy reports $1.1B net loss after $2.2B writedown on Keystone XL5.3344.67
‘He’s guilty as hell’: ‘SNL’ spoofs Trump impeachment results with Tucker Carlson show-8.6737.33
McConnell says he will vote to acquit Trump in 2nd impeachment trial: sources-0.6746
Trump calls 2nd impeachment trial ‘greatest witch hunt’ in U.S. history after acquittal-146.33
Trump remains dominant in GOP after 2nd impeachment acquittal-4.3344
Biden administration seeks to turn page after Trump’s 2nd impeachment acquittal-3.3343.67
China hits back at allegations from U.S. of lack of transparency about coronavirus046.33
7-day average of new COVID-19 cases in U.S. drops below 100K for 1st time since November045
Biden calls for tougher gun laws in U.S. on 3rd anniversary of Parkland school shooting-3.6745.67
‘Only just begun’: After impeachment acquittal, Trump looks to reassert power-244
The historic firsts of Donald Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial-3.3342.67
5 things to know about the Weeknd’s Super Bowl halftime show039.33
Donald Trump resigns from SAG-AFTRA in letter after union votes to expel him-444.33
Myanmar coup: Biden admin says it’s focused on building democracy at home, and abroad-0.3354
Biden approves executive order to restore U.S. refugee admissions program-153.33
U.S. House of Representatives votes to boot Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees-1.6753
MAGA vs. BLM: Photos show stark contrast in police response to unrest-1533.67