MintPress News Bias and Reliability


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Bias: Strong Left

Reliability: Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 36.05

Bias: -15.00

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
Facebook, the ADL and the Brewing Battle to Label Zionism as Hate Speech -22.67 26.33
The Disarticulation of Pandemic War Propaganda -10 27.5
Blowback: Trump’s Sanctions on Yemen Are Already Backfiring -15 42
Panicked Authorities Clamp Down Amid Wall Street Bets' GameStop Rebellion -6.33 38.33
It’s Still Early, but Signs Point To an Israel-First Biden Presidency -23.33 31.33
The TPP Was All but Dead, Now DC Think Tanks Are Quietly Urging Biden to Bring It Back -3.33 45.33
Did Media Spiking the Ukraine-Burisma Story Win Joe Biden the Election? 1.33 35
America's Election Debacle Highlights Anti-Democratic Hijinks of Both Parties -3.33 25
CIA Partners with Google, Amazon and IBM in Latest Big Tech Procurement Drive -14.33 40.67
“Superheroes” and “Nice” Guys: Media Coverage of Biden's Hawkish Cabinet Picks is Predictably Lacking -17 38.33
PathCheck Contact Tracing App Coming to Minnesota and the World 5.67 41.33
A Hero's Welcome: Inside Evo Morales’ Triumphant Return to Bolivia -11 38
Cuba Could be on the Brink of a Revolutionary COVID Vaccine, But US Sanctions Are Slowing It Down -14 35.75
Yes, Election Fraud is Real. And its a Longstanding Tradition on Both Sides of the Aisle -19 26.75
Hands off Lebanon: Macron's Self-serving 'New Pact' Must Be Shunned 0 34.67
Oxfam: Saudis Carry Out Equivalent of One Attack Every Ten Days on Yemen’s Medical and Water Facilities -11.83 41.33
“A Disturbing Milestone”: America's Top 12 Plutocrats Now Own $1 Trillion in Wealth -16.17 38
Among this Week’s Victims of Israeli State Violence: A Disabled Elderly Palestinian Man -8 27
FOIA Docs Expose Conditions in Private Immigration Prison So Bad Even ICE Was Shocked -8.33 39
Amid Escalating Tensions, US Warships Sail Just Miles off Coast of China -9 43
Antitrust Hearings Delayed as Tech Giants Push Ahead with Ruthless Market Dominance -5 36.8
US Threatens European backers of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, NATO in DC's Crosshairs -1.33 46
Democrats offer Half-Hearted measures to Impending Eviction Crisis -28.67 34
Israel Rolls Out Dystopian Cyber Espionage Award for US-Backed Digital Saboteurs -1 33.67

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