Newsweek Bias and Reliability Overview

Newsweek is a news magazine and website distributed around the world in English and in five other languages. Based in New York City, it also has offices in London and Bangalore, India. Founded in 1933, Newsweek is owned by Johnathan Davis and Dev Pragad. Ad Fontes Media rates Newsweek 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 Newsweek’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 39.21

Bias: -6.25

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
Charlie Kirk Brands Simone Biles 'Shame to the Country' After Olympics Exit-0.6741
Joe Biden Says GOP Lawmakers Have Finally 'Seen the Lord,' Embraced COVID Vaccines-741
On Two-Year Anniversary of Mueller Testimony, Trump's World Looks Very Different-8.6738
New Capitol Police Chief Supports Cops Speaking Out Following Tucker Carlson's Remarks-5.6745
Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims Mitch McConnell 'Dirty Politics' at Work Against Herschel Walker-643.67
One-Third of Voters Say They're 'Woke,' More Men Than Women: Poll042
Robocalls to 30M Americans on 'Do Not Call' Registry Lead to $1.6M Fine for N.J. Brothers046.33
Lindsey Graham Suggests Senators Leave D.C. to Prevent Infrastructure Bill via Reconciliation043.33
Ex-Surgeon General Jerome Adams Calls on CDC to Promote Masking Again043.33
Bill Cassidy Blames White House 'Partisan Statements' for Vaccine Mistrust in His State8.3337
Ex-Trump Cybersecurity Head Krebs Sees Smilarities Between Vaccine and Election Misinformation-444.67
Mike Lindell Says 'God's Had His Hand' In Effort to Overturn 2020 Election-7.6741
Mayor Defends Using Campaign Funds on Daughter's Wedding, Argues It Doubled as Campaign Event-0.6746.67
Congress Should Apply Public Accommodation Laws to Big Tech | Opinion4.3335.33
Mo Brooks Delivers CPAC Speech Reminiscent of 1/6 Address: 'Are You Willing to Fight?'-3.3342.67
Gettr CEO Says Twitter Blocking Tweet Imports, Suggests That Makes It a Publisher142
Jim Clyburn Urges Filibuster 'Carveout' for Laws Protecting Constitutional Rights Like Voting-4.6742
GOP Senator Bill Hagerty Says 'China's Laughing All the Way to the Bank'1.3341
Charlottesville Mayor Calls Robert E. Lee Statue Removal a 'Step Closer' to Helping America-3.6742.67
Gretchen Whitmer Says Kamala Harris Is Unfairly Treated Because of Race and Gender-734.67
Progressive Lawmakers Call Fourth of July Freedom for Whites: Blacks 'Still Aren't Free'-3.642.6
'Absolutely No Doubt' Donald Trump Is Running for President Again, Says Steve Bannon-3.6743
Woman Afraid of Vaccine Side Effects Dies From Delta Variant: 'I Couldn't Convince Her'-3.6743
Video Shows Red Dye Exploding From Bank Robber's Bag as He Strolls Then Runs on Street045
Mountain Lion Sightings in Yards, Streets Prompt Police Warning in California City043.67