New Republic Bias and Reliability


Compare the scores of New Republic to other sources on our free Interactive Media Bias Chart. Click Here!

Bias: Strong Left

Reliability: Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues


Ad Fontes Media rates New Republic in the Strong Left category of bias and as Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues in terms of reliability. New Republic is an editorial magazine and website based in New York City that focuses on politics, culture and the arts. It was founded in 1914, advocating for “liberal reform in a new industrial age.”

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 32.77

Bias: -17.29

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
Finally, a Judge Steps Up and Denies a Trump Trial Delay Bid -10 40
Trump’s Two-Year Take From Foreign Governments While He Was President Is Staggering -16.67 31
The Polls Prove It: Many Republicans Love Fascism -20.67 25
Bob Menendez Indicted for Taking Bribes From Yet Another Country -1 43
The Grotesque Reason Why Some Biden Officials Don’t Want a Cease-fire -5.33 38.33
The Fashion Empire Built on Stolen Ideas -20 27.33
Biden’s Israel Stance Could Cost Him Key Swing States in 2024 -18.33 37.33
Trump’s New Whine About Gag Order Is Ridiculous -14.67 34
Robert Menendez Is Screwed -19 21.33
Republicans’ Key “Biden Corruption” Witness Torches Their Entire Claims -14.67 31.33
DeSantis Rejected $350 Million in Climate Funding Before Hurricane Idalia -10.67 20.33
Hypocrite Nancy Mace Backs Abortion Measure She Called “Asshole” Amendment -16.33 30.67
A Judge Says Biden Can’t Scold Social Media Firms. That Makes Zero Sense. -13.33 32.67
The Beautiful Irony of George Santos Being Charged With Covid Unemployment Fraud -11 34
Florida is Underwater. Where’s Ron DeSantis? -9.67 36
The Brand New Anti-Abortion Law That’s Steeped in an Old Moral Panic -19 30.67
The Grim Truth: The War on Guns Is Lost -18.33 27.67
Did Pirates Pioneer Democracy? -11.67 35.67
The Democrats (Still) Have a Diane Feinstein Problem -14 35
Why Mifepristone Might Not Be Doomed at the Supreme Court -12.67 36.33
The Supreme Court Conservatives’ Favorite New Weapon for Kneecapping the Administrative State -18 28.33
The Conspiracy of the Ohio Train Derailment Is Right in Front of Us -17 35.33
Dr. Oz’s Hail Mary: Get Black Voters to Turn on Fetterman -10.67 40
Trump’s “Eric” Endorsement Perfectly Sums Up His Asinine Political Career -17.67 26.67
There Is No Constitutional Right to Eat Dinner -10 29.67