Las Vegas Review-Journal Bias and Reliability Overview

Las Vegas Review-Journal is the largest daily newspaper in Nevada. It has been published in Las Vegas since 1909. Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson’s News + Media Capital Group purchased the newspaper in 2015. The Review-Journal website records more than 4 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Las Vegas Review-Journal 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 Las Vegas Review-Journal’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 43.28

Bias: 0.73

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
LETTER: There is no Clark County teen suicide trend024
DEBRA J. SAUNDERS: If schools are essential, they should be open10.3331
Las Vegas faces a steep climb in diversifying away from tourism146.33
Underground transit system may soon expand into Las Vegas Strip048
EDITORIAL: President Donald Trump seeks to delay the inevitable-640.36
Nevada reports 1,068 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths051
Donald Trump’s odds vs. Joe Biden slump after overnight surge037.33
Democrats gained ground in Senate, but delays expected-5.6748
Nevada won’t release new vote totals until Thursday-150.33
Trump has ‘mild symptoms’ after confirming positive test for COVID-19-7.544.25
Raiderettes get a new look for Las Vegas2.3345
Longtime Las Vegas exotic pets dealer Ken Foose dies0.6744.33
Some Nevada evictions can still proceed despite moratorium-137.33
2 Las Vegas residents face kidnapping, sex assault charges0.6745.33
New unemployment officials reveal plans to get jobless in Nevada help049
Golden Knights’ Alex Tuch buys 2nd Las Vegas home in Summerlin443.67
Hotel owners facing ‘unprecedented wave’ of foreclosures, group says6.1739.67
Gaming icon sells Henderson mansion for $11.25M-0.6738.33
NEVADA VIEWS: Your favorite Vegas restaurant is dead-131.33
Tropicana for sale on Las Vegas Strip0.8353.17
Metro lieutenant dies after battling coronavirus-2.3344
Suspected boogaloo Stephen Parshall facing new child sex charge-3.6749
Nevada Legislature special session won’t start until Friday, at earliest-0.3349
Man, woman killed while sitting in car in central Las Vegas0.3349