OAN Network Bias and Reliability Overview

OAN Network (One America News Network) is an independent media company owned by Herring Networks Inc. Its platform focuses on conservative news and opinion. Established in 2004, its primary production operations are in California and Washington, D.C. Ad Fontes Media rates OAN Network in the skews right category of bias and as mixed reliability 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 OAN Network’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 26.41

Bias: 16.62

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
Rep. Scalise weighs in on COVID vaccine amid national debate9.3342
House GOP accuse surgeon general of colluding with Big Tech to censor Americans1621.67
Rep. Cawthorn: We want to prosecute Dr. Fauci17.6717.67
Archbishop says Nancy Pelosi isn’t ‘devout’ Catholic because she supports taxpayer-funded abortion14.3329.67
Texas ambulance hijacked with hospital patient and EMT inside045
GOP lawmakers move to block CRT training in military16.6729.67
Donald Trump Jr.: Will those who promoted lab leak theory get accounts back?1433.67
Report: Prosecutor withheld Hunter Biden probe details until after presidential election1634.67
Gwen Berry: Blacks get the worst treatment here5.6739
1 dead, several injured in downtown Portland shooting045
Reps. Gaetz, Greene hold “Free Speech” rally in Riverside, Calif.15.3335.33
U.S., China at odds over South China Sea341.33
Press Secy. Psaki tries to justify White House’s involvement in sale of Hunter Biden’s paintings14.6729
Press Secy. Psaki: Biden supports teaching kids ‘dark moments’ in U.S. history15.6730.33
President Trump: I want to restore free speech for every American1531.33
Calif. judge allows 2019 shooting victims and families to sue gun manufacturer, retailer1.6742
GOP lawmakers criticize Biden’s door-to-door campaign2311
DOJ pays $6.1M for Jan. 6 evidence database2.6741
Donald Trump Jr. slams CNN, Fauci, Hunter Biden in CPAC speech19.6720.67
82 arrested in Mo. human trafficking investigation043.33
Biden admin. voices concern over Yemen as Houthi rebels continue violence on govt-held city10.3341
Report: Ambush-style attacks on police up 91 percent this year13.6731
Report: Biden has most expensive White House payroll in history15.6725.67
Cities see rise in crime after defunding the police12.3333.67
Biden admin. announces plans to make citizenship easier1332