Washington Examiner Bias and Reliability Overview

Washington Examiner is a conservative news website and weekly magazine based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2015 as a newspaper, it is owned by Clarity Media Group. The magazine has a subscription of 45,000, and the website has recorded more than 21 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Washington Examiner 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 Washington Examiner’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 33.95

Bias: 14.89

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
Kamala Harris has 'unprecedented' negative rating7.3331.67
Derek Chauvin sentenced to more than 22 years in George Floyd killing047.33
Biden just scrapped a good border policy, all because it was Trump's13.6734
Biden administration moving to double tariffs on Canadian lumber despite already skyrocketing timber prices13.6739.33
Joe Manchin calls out his colleagues' filibuster hypocrisy11.3329.17
Latest economic data show red states crushing blue states — and here’s why12.6739.33
Arizona secretary of state unveils list of concerns about Maricopa County 2020 election audit-0.1743.83
Biden slams new Georgia voting law as 'designed to keep people from voting'1.7546.25
Media that speculated about Trump’s health will surely question Biden’s stumble on Air Force One734.67
Fry's the limit: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral833.67
Teachers unions have pushed their luck too far934.67
New role for antifa: Biden’s 'shock troops'1916.67
'Out of control': Protesters describe Capitol chaos6.3337.67
‘He’s done’: Trump supporters threaten to turn on Pence ahead of Electoral College certification20.6725
Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia boosts manufacturing apprenticeships947.33
Ted Cruz slams Wallace as train wreck and calls for one conservative and liberal moderator instead1836
In hospitalization of former Trump campaign manager, media's favorite mental health quack sees an opportunity26.3330.33
Wife of Boston Marathon hero said Biden touched her in 'an inappropriate and uncomfortable way'21.6723.67
Kamala Harris launched political career with $120K 'patronage' job from boyfriend Willie Brown11.3344.67
Locked in? Republicans appear to have votes to take up a SCOTUS nominee this year845.67
Bob Woodward says he will release audio tapes of Trump talking about Supreme Court-141
Socialist white supremacist throws his support behind Biden12.639
'Your family will not be safe': Gun-toting McCloskeys warn of 'radical Democrats’ America'11.641.6
NBC executive out amid workplace misconduct investigation8.3342.67
Iran point man Brian Hook leaving State Department14.6738.67