New York Sun Bias and Reliability


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Bias: Strong Right

Reliability: Mixed Reliability/Opinion OR Other Issues


Ad Fontes Media rates New York Sun in the Strong Right category of bias and as Mixed Reliability/Opinion OR Other Issues in terms of reliability. New York Sun is a news and commentary website based in New York City. The organization bases its logo on the original Sun newspaper published in New York City from 1833 to 1950. The publication became online-only after the print edition stopped publishing in 2008 after six years. The site was relaunched in 2021 and is now owned by The New York Sun Company.

Overall Score

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

Reliability: 31.10

Bias: 13.11

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
Biden Launching A Broad Attack On Our Prosperity 19.33 22.33
‘Stealth Radical’? Biden’s Program Was No Secret 13.33 34.67
Impeaching the Voters 14 25
Impeachment: The Surprise Witness 8.67 37.33
Impeachment: McConnell’s Verdict 7.33 39
Biden Transition Shaping Up as a Wan Honeymoon 18.33 27.33
Just What ‘New’ Evidence Does Schumer Expect? 14.5 26.17
Heads Up, Biden: FDR Saw the Folly Of Appeasement 15.17 27
Eye-Popping Letter Calls for Change In Iran Regime 4 38
Why NYTimes Is Kvelling About The Free Market 10 29
The Trump Trial: Danger in the Senate 11.75 36.25
George Shultz 2 43.33
To New President, Godspeed, Up To a Point 9.33 36
Why Trump Lost 7.67 36.67
Intra-Party Feud Of the Democrats Is Key Battle 10.67 37.33
Does President Biden Really Want Unity? 14 34.33
How To Deprogram the Sun 18 25.33
A ‘Bloody Sock’ Is New Pennant Of Cancel Culture 15 28.33
Biden’s Borrowing: A Problem For President Harris 13 31.33
California Dreaming? 13.67 27.33
The Right Move for Trump Is To Resign 9 37.33