Just the News Bias and Reliability Overview

Just the News is a news organization “committed to just reporting facts from journalists with a long record of public trust and excellence.” Information is presented via a website, podcasts, e-books and social media. Just the News was founded by political commentator John Solomon in January 2020 and is based in Washington, D.C. The website records approximately 3.3 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Just the News in the skews right category of bias and as mixed reliability 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 Just the News’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 37.89

Bias: 6.92

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
Mexican president compares social media censorship in U.S. to Spanish Inquisition533.33
Putin opponent Alexei Navalny detained after arriving in Russia-0.3347
Loews Hotels cancels Sen. Hawley fundraiser slated to take place at its facility742.67
Concerned FBI agent started an 'enhanced validation' of Christopher Steele, but bosses stopped it1530.67
Double-masking becomes latest effort in fending off the coronavirus1.6739.67
Pentagon spent $174 million on drones for Afghan army that now can’t be accounted for5.6740.67
After bitter election, GOP newcomer to focus on election integrity in first term4.6737.67
Former Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley launches Stand Up for America PAC4.6744.67
American B-52 bombers fly 'presence patrol' over Middle East4.6744.33
During current COVID wave, Florida is outperforming California with fewer restrictions2.3345.33
FBI, State officials aware early on Steele made major mistake in Russia reporting344
Iran fires ballistic missiles into Indian Ocean, one lands with 20 miles of commercial ship, report343.67
Ocasio-Cortez says Mark Zuckerberg bears ‘partial responsibility’ for Capitol riot-6.6736.33
In rebuke to gun control efforts, feds prohibit banks from imposing industry-wide blacklists4.6742.33
Kamala Harris under fire for appearing to lift childhood anecdote from Martin Luther King interview343.33
U.S. Army scientists to determine if new U.K. strain of coronavirus is vaccine-resistant048.67
Joe Biden's niece dodges jail time in DUI case632
Arizona Republican party moves to intervene in legal battle over access to voting machines1228.67
Statue of Robert E. Lee removed from U.S. Capitol-4.6748.67
The city of Detroit is suing BLM demonstrators for engaging in a 'civil conspiracy'-248.67
Majority believe nonessential government should shut down during COVID business closures1.3340.67
Pork City: The absolutely crazy stuff in the 5,593-page COVID bill no lawmaker read4.6744
Some California lawmakers want to impose wealth tax with far-reaching tentacles1034.67
‘Shameful’: Ilhan Omar blasts fellow 'Squad' member Ocasio-Cortez for taking COVID vaccine617.67
Pelosi calls $600 COVID-19 payments to Americans 'significant'; social media lights her up8.6742.67