Vanity Fair Bias and Reliability Overview

Vanity Fair is a monthly magazine that focuses on entertainment, fashion and current events. It is a modern reflection of the original Vanity Fair published in 1859 in New York City. Today’s magazine was founded in 1983 and is owned by Conde Nast. It has five international editions and circulates to more than 1.1 million. Ad Fontes Media rates Vanity Fair in the skews left 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 Vanity Fair’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 36.15

Bias: -14.94

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
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M. Night Shyamalan’s Old Is Twisted Fun—With a Twist, Of Course036.33
Looks Like No One Wants to See the Donald Trump-Bill O’Reilly Arena Tour-12.6726
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Have Reportedly Closed on Their Second Billionaire Bunker Mansion-7.3330.67
Joe Biden’s Big Voting Rights Speech Had a Gaping Hole-836.67
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Right-Wing Vaccine Lies Are Tearing the Country Apart-1238.33
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Ivanka Trump Is Probably Next on the Chopping Block: Former Federal Prosecutor-11.8336.17
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Britney Spears Is Still Surviving 2007037.33
Joe Biden’s Hopes of Getting His Agenda Through Congress Are Dimming-19.3338
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Sad!: Donald Trump Might Have to Self-Publish His Presidential Memoir-1535.67
In the Heights: Lin-Manuel Miranda Says He’s “Truly Sorry” for the Film’s Lack of Meaningful Afro-Latinx Representation-8.3337.33
Trump, Who Thinks He’s Still President, Is Bringing Back His Rallies Next Month-12.6733.33
“Democrats Need to Be the Biggest, Weirdest Tent They’ve Ever Been”: Progressives Throw Their Weight Behind Biden-8.6744.33
Is Marjorie Taylor Greene the Worst Person in Congress? An Investigation-9.6742
Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial Now Has a Start Date-645.4
Oops: Jared Kushner Reportedly Created a Shell Company to Secretly Pay Trump Family Members and Spend Half the Campaign’s Cash-3.6743.33
Martial Law? Seizing Voting Machines? Trump’s Election Denial Is Only Getting More Deranged-11.3339.33