Natural News Bias and Reliability


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Bias: Hyper-Partisan Right

Reliability: Unreliable, Misleading


Ad Fontes Media rates Natural News in the Hyper-Partisan Right category of bias and as Unreliable, Misleading in terms of reliability. Natural News is a blog that features articles about science and health. Its motto is “Defending health, life and liberty.” Its content has been cited as being false and based on conspiracy theories. The site was launched in 2008 by Mike Adams.

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 9.43

Bias: 28.17

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
Kennedy schools Dems on free speech – 18.33 21.33
Say goodbye to your privacy: Use of digital IDs in American states is spreading rapidly – 10 36.67
Self-healing killing machines to be unleashed upon the masses no longer ‘beyond science fiction’ as these techno-beasts of the future prove humanity is funding its own annihilation – 24.67 5.33
Russia terminates Black Sea grains deal amid escalating tension with Ukraine – 28.33 11.67
COKED-UP JAWS: Florida sharks may be feasting on cocaine dumped into the sea by traffickers – -1 40
Harbinger of digital financial slavery: Fed launches real-time payments service to sucker-punch private sector purchasing system – 19.67 29
Children now being denied bank accounts because of their parents’ political involvement – 2.67 31.67
Biden is Obama’s “useful Idiot.” IABO – “it’s always been Obama” – 27.33 6
Disturbing photos of top Dems cozying up with hulking alleged child porn transvestite go viral – 16.67 22.67
Nobel Laureate silenced – 14.67 25.67
‘Highly credible’ FBI source provides GOP lawmakers with evidence Joe Biden accepted ‘millions’ in bribes – 15.67 21
13 Nations agree to engineer global FAMINE by destroying agriculture, saying that producing food is BAD for the planet – 21.67 9.67
INFILTRATION ALERT: CCP-linked media company running influence campaigns across US news websites – 6 34
Mexican drug cartels are behind surge in organized retail crime across the US – 30.67 6
Amazon rolling out PAY-BY-PALM services as new payment tech at all Whole Foods Market stores – 10.33 23.67
Study: Toxic FOREVER CHEMICALS are found in many cosmetics – 0 39.33
OPERATION DARK BRANDON – Biden regime to ban gas generators then unleash GRID DOWN attack on America – 28.67 9.67
Global take down of the American empire shifts into HIGH GEAR – 21.33 12.67
Kooth mental health portal is GROOMING underage children into transgender LGBT lifestyles – 26.33 10
FBI improperly surveilled politicians and judge amid Biden’s drive to renew “spy program” – 5.33 37.33
Pentagon deploys air and naval assets in Syria and the Persian Gulf as Russia and Iran threaten US assets in the region – 1.33 41
“Woke” society will collapse as least qualified are put in charge of everything 23.67 17
RIGGED: Left-wing movie review sites are fabricating good ratings for Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ woke remake 21.67 21
More than 300 scientific papers on covid RETRACTED for fraud 19.67 20.33
ABSURD: Dallas enacts new policy allowing employees to be FIRED for “misgendering” 21.33 20.67

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