Miami Herald Bias and Reliability


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Bias: Skews Left

Reliability: Reliable, Analysis/Fact Reporting

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 45.11

Bias: -7.17

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 -18.67 26.67
FDA panel votes in favor of Moderna COVID booster shots for some adults. What to know 0 46
Workers demand change in midst of labor shortage 0 34.67
Ilan Naibryf from Argentina died in Surfside condo collapse 0 46.67
Men held in plot to kill Haiti's president claim Doral ties 0 43.33
Death toll reaches 86 in Surfside collapse. Site to be cleared 0 47
Condo collapse becomes another link between Latin America and Miami as region mourns tragedy -0.67 47
Miami police find cop's missing grave, hunting for another 0 47.33
Inside Centner Academy, which told staff not to get vaccine -10.33 38.67
Public needs to hit ‘reset button’ on COVID vaccine skepticism, health official says -1.33 46.67
White House coronavirus report contradicts DeSantis. Is that why he refused to disclose it? -4.33 45.67
As COVID vaccines head to Florida, long-term care facilities finalize their rollout plans -3 45.33
Disturbance still in the Atlantic after Iota dissipates over Central America 0 48.33
A mysterious death is detouring traffic at the Brickell Bridge in downtown Miami 0 47
Record-setting asteroid zoomed past Earth — missing by just 240 miles, NASA announces 0 49.33
UM, FSU, USF classes will be online after Thanksgiving. What about your Florida school? 0 48.67
Rapper Lil Wayne charged in Miami with possessing gun as a convicted felon -1 42.33 -17.67 36 -14.33 32.33
Cocaine, meth and weed prices have skyrocketed in Miami. Here’s why -1.67 48.67
Trump campaign blasts presidential debate organizers ahead of Miami clash with Biden -9.33 41.67
Kyle Rittenhouse to sue Joe Biden for libel over campaign ad -2.33 49
Key Biscayne needs to adapt to climate change. Will voters OK $100M to fight it? -10 47.33
To reach Hispanic voters in Florida, presidential campaigns turn to Bad Bunny -9 48
COVID-19, a stigma to many, quietly taking toll on South Florida’s Haitian community -8.33 50.67

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