ZeroHedge Bias and Reliability Overview

ZeroHedge is an online financial blog and aggregator of news and political commentary. Original content is posted anonymously under the pseudonym Tyler Durden. It was created in 2009 by Daniel Ivandjiiski, a Bulgarian former investment banker in the U.S. ZeroHedge has been accused of spreading conspiracy theories and was temporarily suspended from Twitter in early 2020. Ad Fontes Media rates ZeroHedge 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 ZeroHedge’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 28.14

Bias: 13.78

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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"State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth": House Democrats Approve D.C. As The 51st State5.6736
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"We Want Revenge": Antifa Anarchists Activate After Biden Inaugurated11.6723.67
2017 Redux? DC Descends Into Dystopian Lockdown As Inauguration Day Looms2.6749.33
Here Are The 'Alt Tech' Platforms Trump Supporters Are Flocking To After Parler Executed By Amazon2115.33
What Next for Markets as Storm Clouds Gather Over Washington?939
"Bias, Hatred, & Rudeness" - Trump Posts Full Raw '60 Minutes' Interview, Then Posts Pence's1035.67
Smith: Is The Pussification Of America's Youth Scientifically Engineered?28.3317.33
Small Firm Bust Accelerates As Bankruptcies Soar In September-1.6749.67
Trump Executive Order Seeks To Combat China's Rare-Earth Minerals Dominance2.6749
"No Medical Justification For Emergency Measures" - Open Letter From 100s Of Doctors, Health Pros Urges End To Lockdowns16.517.25
Whitehead: America's Revolutionary Founders Would Be Anti-Government Extremists Today16.6730.33
Guns, Drugs, & Murder: Over 700 Arrested In UK's "Biggest Ever" Crackdown After "Secure" Network Hacked4.6736.67
Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested, May Be Sent To Same Jail Where Epstein 'Killed Himself'5.3333.33
College Students Busted Throwing "COVID-19 Parties" To Infect All Their Friends4.3336.67
Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp Has Apparently Been Integral In Spurring The DOJ's Antitrust Probe Into Google9.6731
LA School Board Votes Down Massive Budget Cut For Police Department5.6737
US Sets New Record For Largest Daily Jump In COVID-19 Cases As 39k Infected: Live Updates136.67
Pompeo Mocked For Saying Iranian Jets Could Strike "Asia" Through "One Way" Flights0.3325.33
Flynn Dismissal Order 'Thoroughly Demolishes' Dissenting Judge's Opinion2227
US Surgeon General Flip-Flops From "Stop Buying Masks" To Claiming "Masks Promote Freedom"833.67
The Cowboy State Is Hurting As Low Oil Prices Persist639
Morgan Stanley Turns Even More Bullish: Hikes S&P Target To 3,350 Using 2022 EPS8.3341
The Pandemic Moonshot: Printing Money Until The Cows Come Home...12.536