MEDIAite Bias and Reliability Overview

MEDIAite is a news and opinion website that focuses on politics and the media. It is also known for publishing a yearly list of the Most Influential in News Media personalities each December. The site was launched in 2009 and is part of the Adrams Media Network, based in New York City. The website records more than 14 million visits per month. MEDIAite also publishes a newsletter and a podcast. Ad Fontes Media rates MEDIAite in the skews left 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 MEDIAite’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 39.28

Bias: -11.31

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
WATCH: Area Man’s Near-Execution By Co-Worker’s Followers Makes For Awkward Phone Conversations-12.6727.33
Chris Wallace Defends Fauci From ‘Highly Political’ Attacks: His Lab Leak Emails Contain ‘No Smoking Gun’-0.3345
Trump Fan Charged with Murdering His Wife — And Using Her Ballot to Cast Extra Vote For Trump-11.3328
Twitter Erupts With Jokes After Trump Launches New Social ‘Platform’: Congrats on ‘Inventing a Blog’-6.6739
Kevin McCarthy Caught on Fox News Hot Mic Bashing Liz Cheney044.33
MSNBC Needs to Part Ways With the Lincoln Project134.67
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Reportedly Announcing On Monday She’s Running for Governor of Arkansas-1.3343.33
Jim Acosta: After Inauguration, Trump Just Another 'Crackpot'-837.33
Tucker Carlson Issues Apology for Dead Georgia Voter Claim-7.3345.33
MSNBC Reporter Alarmed as Million MAGA Marchers Shout Down Her Live Shot: ‘They’re Following Us and Chasing Us!’-944
Chuck Todd Blasts Trump's Attacks on Election-1339.67
Jake Tapper Torches Trump Campaign's 'Fact-Free' Legal Fight-19.6733
Lou Dobbs Goes Full Conspiracist, Angrily Demands GOP Refuse to Accept Election Results That Deny Trump ‘What Is Rightfully His’-16.6739
Justice Alito’s Federalist Society Speech Was the Judicial Equivalent of a Trump Rally-1434.33
Build Back … Batter? K-Pop Fans Ruin Million MAGA March Hashtag with Pancakes-1637.67
Trump Cites Debunked Conspiracy that Dominion Changed Votes-14.1537.92
Trump Administration Reportedly Had to Exclude a Bunch of Anti-Trump Celebs From $250 Million Coronavirus Ad Campaign-6.6747
Maria Bartiromo Pushes Debunked Election Conspiracy Theories-10.3353
Madison Cawthorn on Projected House Win: 'Cry More, Lib'-10.2543
Trump Floated a 2024 Run to Advisers if He Loses to Biden-1339
Watch Lindsey Graham’s Attention Comically Wander as Fox News Keeps Camera on Him During Mike Lee’s Amy Coney Barrett Speech-8.3328.67
Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace Blames Trump for Debate-7.6743
Trump Fires Back at Obama on Economy-1339.86