Palmer Report Bias and Reliability Overview

Palmer Report is a political blog founded by Bill Palmer, the former publisher of the Daily News Bin. The website, begun in 2016 and based in Los Angeles, focuses on news and analysis from a liberal perspective. Ad Fontes Media rates Palmer Report in the hyper-partisan left 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 Palmer Report’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 17.55

Bias: -26.00

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
Donald Trump is making a huge mistake-23.6719.67
The train is leaving the station-21.6722
It’s all hitting the fan at once now-22.3326.67
Former SDNY official Richard Signorelli demands Donald Trump’s criminal prosecution-24.3324.33
Kevin McCarthy just found a whole new way to humiliate himself-23.3320
The phony Arizona recount debacle just got even more insane-21.6722.5
Sean Hannity goes off the deep end after President Biden hits it out of the park-2719.33
The real reason Trump’s Senate impeachment trial is now starting February 8th – and why it’s a good thing-1035.25
House Republican Madison Cawthorn flames out-12.6729.33
Mary Trump drops the hammer-1330.67
A tale of two 22 year olds-1232.33
The insanity continues-15.3332.67
Donald Trump just screwed himself even worse than you think-22.6717.67
Department of Homeland Security throws Donald Trump under the bus-1626.15
Donald Trump goes berserk after his tax returns show he’s a criminal and he’s broke-27.0717.6
The MyPillow guy goes on CNN and gets destroyed by Anderson Cooper-19.523.5
Don Winslow just dropped the hammer on Mike Pence-20.7522.75
Donald Trump is still spiraling after that Michelle Obama throat punch-20.3329.67
Things just went south in a hurry for the Republican Party-35.3319
Donald Trump is making a huge mistake-3018
The walls are caving in on Susan Collins-2631.67
Donald Trump is testing your gullibility-20.8327.83
Herman Cain’s death from coronavirus is a game changer-27.3319
Start the Nuremberg trials-386
Thirteen-year military veteran explains why Donald Trump’s transgender ban is such a disaster-30.3320.33