New York Magazine Bias and Reliability Overview

New York Magazine is a biweekly publication focused primarily on life in New York City. The magazine was launched in 1968 and was known for publishing works from writers such as Gloria Steinem and Tom Wolfe. Part of Vox Media since November 2019, New York also publishes six sister publications: Intelligencer, The Cut, Vulture, The Strategist, Curbed and Grub Street. New York Mag has won numerous National Magazine Awards and a Pulitzer Award in 2018 for art criticism. The magazine has a circulation of approximately 400,000 per issue, and the website records about 22.3 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates New York Magazine 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 New York Magazine’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 41.82

Bias: -9.62

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
Under Pressure, CDC Releases New, Less Sweeping 60-Day Eviction Moratorium-1241.33
The Fake History of the Filibuster Won’t Die-4.540
What Can We Expect From the Pentagon’s UFO Report?-1.3344.67
Has Biden Abandoned Student-Loan Forgiveness?-14.3338
Andrew Yang’s Insider Campaign-5.844.4
Steve Scalise’s Ignorant, Racist Case Against D.C. Statehood-10.3334.33
Swalwell on Impeachment, Capitol Riot, and That Chinese Spy-543.33
Firing Actors for Being Conservative Is Another Hollywood Blacklist340.33
Georgia Certifies Biden Win, But Republican Infighting Continues-8.6742.33
Here’s All the Transition Help Trump Is Denying Biden-6.3346
Will Trump Screw Up Republican Efforts to Hang On to the Senate?-938.67
The Danger (and Ineptitude) of Trump’s Failed Coup-1243.33
Donald Trump Jr. Has Tested Positive for COVID-19-5.6743.67
Trump Fraud Inquiries Include Write-offs to Ivanka: Report-6.3339.33
Michigan Legislators Spurn Trump’s Bid to Overturn Election Results-5.3344.33
Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Melts Down in Press Conference-15.3338.33
There Was a Second Pro-Trump Conspiracy Hearing Thursday We Didn’t Even Notice-1630.5
Hong Kong Lawmakers Resign En Masse Over Chinese Takeover-2.3347.67
U.S. Reports Another Record-Breaking Day of New COVID-19 Cases-1.449.2
A Nightmare COVID Winter Could Force a GOP Awakening on Stimulus-12.3338.33
COVID-19: Un-Normalizing the Third U.S. Wave of the Pandemic-9.1739.67
Report: Obama Administration Handed Child Migrants Over to Human Traffickers347.67
Trump May Return to Campaign Trail Next Week: Live Updates-4.544.75
U.S. Supreme Court Slams Door on Wisconsin Vote-by-Mail for Mid-Pandemic Primary-12.1443.57