NewsPunch Bias and Reliability Overview

NewsPunch is a news and entertainment website launched in 2014 with the tagline, “Where Mainstream Fears to Tread.” It focuses on conservative issues and has been accused of publishing misinformation and conspiracy theories. The website records a reported 1.2 million visits each month. Ad Fontes Media rates NewsPunch in the hyper-partisan right category of bias and as somewhat unreliable 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 NewsPunch’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 19.21

Bias: 24.06

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
President Trump Reacts to Anti-American MAGA Hat Ban: Do NOT Buy Goodyear Tires12.3339
Robert De Niro: Trump Is Possibly ‘Crazy’ In A ‘Medical Sense’-1839.33
President Trump Says Adam Schiff Should Be Arrested For Treason22.3327.33
Longtime Democrat Leo Terrell Endorses President Trump for 20201335
Trump Tells Congress To ‘Bring Fairness’ To Big Tech Or He’ll Do It Himself14.6238.62
Anti-Trump Google Engineer Arrested for Assault at Portland Riot1231
Tucker Carlson: Big Tech Engaged in Censorship to Ensure Biden Wins25.3322.67
Mayor Lightfoot Blames Pro-Second Amendment States for Chicago’s Bloodshed2031
Over 100 Police Departments Back Out Of DNC Security Agreements10.3337.33
Twitter Suspends Trump Jr’s Account For Sharing Video About Hydroxychloroquine1434.63
Macron: Notre Dame Rebuild Must Reflect ‘Diversity’; Minaret, Not Spire, Proposed by Architect727.67
African Man In MAGA Hat Brutally Assaulted and Robbed By African Americans15.7541.25
Migrant Who Believed It Was “Okay” to Rape Irish Girl Jailed for 12 Years22.2512.75
British Doctors Record Proof of ‘Consciousness After Death’-3.3337
Judicial Watch Founder: “at Least 900,000 Illegals Voted in Midterms”25.7517
Rand Paul: Only Person Who Colluded With Russia Was Hillary Clinton30.618
Trump Warns Facebook Against Censorship: “I Will Be Looking into This!”24.6723.67
Nancy Pelosi Stutters & Spasms During Border Speech26.3318.67
Chase Bank Is Quietly Refusing Service To Conservative Customers32.338
Obama Mega Donors, Who Trafficked Aborted Body Parts, Arrested By ICE3312.75
Radical Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Vow to Impeach Trump32.518.5
DOJ Blocked FBI from Pursuing Criminal Charges Against Clinton28.512