Chicks on the Right Bias and Reliability Overview

Chicks on the Right is a website with a mission to “advance the cause of conservatism through data-driven and opinion-driven commentary in an informal and entertaining way.” The site was founded in 2009 and is owned by Amy Jo Clark and Miriam Weaver, who also host a radio show in Indianapolis and a podcast, and have written a book. The website records more than 890,000 visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Chicks on the Right in the hyper-partisan 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 Chicks on the Right’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 24.83

Bias: 19.57

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
Shameful: San Diego Teachers Accused Of Providing In-Person Learning To Illegal Migrant Kids Before Their Own Students2221.33
U.S. Olympic Committee To Allow National Anthem Kneeling, Raised Fists1928.67
Lara Trump Alleges Outrageous Big Tech Censorship of Donald Trump’s Voice20.3327.33
AOC Thinks We Shouldn’t Use The Term “Surge” When Discussing Immigration Because Children Are Not “Insurgents”2028.33
Delta Boycotts Georgia Over New Law, Activists Lose Their Minds After State Legislature Rescinds Delta Tax Breaks16.6733.67
President Joe Biden Boards Air Force One To Head To Pittsburgh2225.67
Jill Biden Panders, Butchers Spanish Phrase; People Question Her Background Flag18.6726.33
CNN Guest Admits They’re Trying To Bribe You Into Getting Vaccine1825.67
Buttigieg Caught Faking His Bike Commute, Drives Most Of The Way Before Unloading Bike From SUV20.6721
Woke Progressive Lunacy Targets Sarah Paulson For Refusing To Include Her Pronouns In Her Twitter Bio, Despite Her LGBTQ Activism14.3332.33