The Blaze Bias and Reliability Overview

The Blaze is a news and entertainment company founded in 2010 by conservative political commentator Glenn Beck. It describes its coverage as “pro-America and pro-free speech.” The website is now a part of Blaze Media, which reaches 165 million people each month through its many platforms, including the website, radio, TV and podcasts. Blaze Media is based in Irving, Texas, and in Washington, D.C. Ad Fontes Media rates The Blaze as skews right in terms 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 The Blaze’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 31.06

Bias: 17.05

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
University professors push Biden to create ‘misinformation commission’ to counter right-wing 'lies'13.3336.27
University professors push Biden to create ‘misinformation commission’ to counter right-wing 'lies'13.3336.27
AOC calls for 'liberation' of Southern states, accuses all Republicans of supporting white supremacy12.6736.94
AOC calls for 'liberation' of Southern states, accuses all Republicans of supporting white supremacy12.6736.94
DOJ: 'Hundreds' to be charged after Capitol riots, number of crimes is 'mind-blowing' and includes 'sedition and conspiracy'-0.6743.85
​Lindsey Graham is 'more determined than ever' to strip tech companies of legal protections after Twitter bans Trump1041.28
Horowitz: Marco Rubio made the best point about this week’s chaos. Now he should look in the mirror.2318.06
Levin: I am appalled at the election of Raphael Warnock2726.69
Rioters begin losing jobs following bloody Capitol siege: Teacher, real estate agent, attorney, and more suspended, fired343.66
Rioters begin losing jobs following bloody Capitol siege: Teacher, real estate agent, attorney, and more suspended, fired343.66
Twitter reactions by celebrities to Trump's social media ban14.3328.52
Twitter reactions by celebrities to Trump's social media ban14.3328.52
Trump calls on National Guard to secure Congress from his rioting supporters2.6741.76
Jemele Hill sparks backlash online after insisting 'black men just want better access to patriarchy'731.92
President Trump's close aide Hope Hicks tests positive for coronavirus6.544.93
Kyle Rittenhouse's attorney is suing the Biden campaign over ad calling him a white supremacist8.3345.84
'So dishonest': Megyn Kelly calls out NYT for deceptive editing of 'The 1619 Project'6.3334.55
Demands intensify for Joe Rogan to host next presidential debate after Chris Wallace's performance428.76
Leftist professor publicly calls for all cops to be strangled with 'intestines of the last capitalist' — then says he got death threats841.27
BLM activist berates CVS manager for calling cops on men caught shoplifting. It backfires big time.19.3338.02
NBA players decide to resume playoffs after a few days of protesting Jacob Blake shooting with boycott5.3343.23
DC sues NRA and its foundation — as New York sues to dissolve NRA altogether1239.05
Your money is losing value FAST: How the Federal Reserve is driving the dollar's demise16.7530.38
Mark Levin EXPOSES 'evil and totalitarian' ploy to pack Supreme Court with leftists2919.51
Video captures the moment Beirut bridal shoot goes awry as massive explosion erupts in background240.27
Michelle Obama blames Trump for contributing to her 'low-grade depression'2520.58
Rand Paul blasts GOP for excessive coronavirus relief spending: 'They should apologize now' to Obama16.3330.03
President Trump just issued the second veto of his presidency to block Congress1.6743.19
Even CNN hits Michelle Obama for this 'un-woke' criticism of President Trump2420.34
Snoop Dogg and other rappers are outraged at Laura Ingraham and want her fired — here's why15.3325.04
Hermain Cain says he won't bow out of consideration for Fed Reserve Board1743.89
France to launch contest to determine design of new spire for damaged Notre Dame Cathedral-156.67
Iconic news anchor Ted Koppel says President Trump is 'not mistaken' that the 'liberal media' is 'out to get him'17.6739.02
CNN wins journalism award for post-Parkland town hall that blatantly advocated for gun control2322.77
A college student stuns Beto O'Rourke with a challenging question and the exchange is on video19.3327.67
GOP rep proposes constitutional amendment to stop Democrats from packing the Supreme Court350.8
This kit will solve gender inequality in breastfeeding by making men lactate — here's how1232.69
Pediatrician finds wrist-slitting suicide tip spliced into video on YouTube Kids app042.68
MSNBC anchor mocks Fox News for criticism of Ocasio-Cortez — then his guest stuns him25.6723.63
Two transgender sprinters dominate girls’ state championship — again. Now one of them claims biological girls may have advantages.1443.53
Mitch McConnell decries 'outlandish' push to defund police departments as 'nonsense'2038.3
President Trump castigates Obama's 'latest con job' over the economy9.646.66
VIDEO: Jay-Z, Beyoncé sit during national anthem at Super Bowl — and folks are up in arms about it14.833.46