Bloomberg Government Bias and Reliability Overview

Bloomberg Government (BGOV) is a division of Bloomberg Industry Group that provides news, data and analytics about politics, government and policy. Content is tailored for consumers such as government and congressional staff members, and federal contractors. Founded in 2011, Bloomberg Government is based in Washington, D.C., and also sponsors events and webinars on business topics. The BGOV website records approximately 127,000 visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Bloomberg Government in the middle category of bias and as most reliable 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 Bloomberg Government’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 47.17

Bias: -5.37

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
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What to Know in Washington: Deadline Set for Stimulus Deal-248
Democrats Outraise Republicans in Every Top Senate Election048.67
DOD To Tap Commercial Sector for Covid Exposure Tracing Tech049.67
What to Know in Washington: Trump Undercuts Campaign Reset-9.3346.67
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HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Why Trump’s Cocktail Inaccessible to Most049
HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Vaccine Hiccups Raise Queries About Method0.3348.33
Democrats Push Further Into GOP Territory With Fundraising Surge-8.6745
Biden Team Hones Strategy to Win Public Trust in Covid Vaccine-1244.67
Airplane Virus Transmission Risk Is Low, Military Tests Suggest-0.2548.5