Before It's News Bias and Reliability Overview

Before It's News is a news website that accepts articles from individuals around the world. Its citizen journalism platform provides “people powered news” that lets the public see “the whole truth, unfiltered.” It has been accused of publishing conspiracy theories and false information. The website, based in San Francisco, California, records approximately 3 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Before It's News in the most extreme right category of bias and as 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 Before It's News’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 5.24

Bias: 30.69

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 URL Bias Reliability
Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp: Arrests, Indictments and Executions for Thousands of New Ex-Elite Prisoners - Official Documents421.84
List of Indictments, Arrests and Executions – Dismantling the Deep State Operatives and Doubles. January 23, 2021421.5
Martial Law Overrules as Many in US Congress to be Arrested422.17
Antifa & BLM Will Go to Guns Soon! Patriots Be Ready! Military Involvement Coming! - Michael Jaco, Former Navy Seal, Must Video34.334.73
Michigan Gag Order Failed: Forensic Results of Dominion Machines Stealing Votes Leaked! (Salty Cracker)24.335.92
Breaking: Biden Loses President-Elect Status After Pennsylvania Win Ripped From His Grasp! - Next News Network Must Video26.677.56
Caught! Election Data Analyzed, Producing Detailed List of Over 500,000 Votes Switched From Trump to Biden Via Voting Machine Software Theft, Heavy Fraud Focused on Swing States - Mike Adams +Videos333.12
Trump Win Validated by Quantum Blockchain System Recount of Votes19.334.68
Weekly Update: DHS Response to COVID-198.3341.96
Thousands of Accused Will Be Required to Post Bail Again-7.3319.76
Warning: You’ve Entered A Terrifying Stage!72.98
Shrine in memory of aborted children dedicated in Mexico2326.49
Digital Content on Track to Equal Half Earth’s Mass by 2245840.06
‘AeroNabs’ Promise Powerful, Inhalable Protection Against COVID-1911.3322.48
Interview: John Moore “The Liberty Man” Warns of Planet X Fly-by, Pole Shift, Asteroid Impacts & Government Cover-ups! +Video38.334.99
Dr. Lorraine Day Tells Us The Real Truth About Hydroxychloroquin. It Is Part Of The Alice In Wonderland Program. Casey Tells Us That This “Cure All” Has Been Scripted In The Spars Pandemic Paper Writt193.98
Dave Hodges & Celeste Solum (7/16/2020): What's In the Second Wave Kill Shot That Is Coming to America in the Late Summer? — Head's Up!372.79
Information About the Dreaded "Virus" They Don't Want You to Know2.3317.03