Daily Wire Bias and Reliability Overview

Daily Wire is a news and opinion website created in 2015 for “a new generation of conservatives.” Founded by political commentator Ben Shapiro and Jeremy Boreing, it is owned by Forward Publishing LLC and is based in Nashville, Tennessee. The Daily Wire logs approximately 27 million visits per month. In early 2021 Shapiro announced that the media company will begin producing entertainment content, including movies and TV shows. Ad Fontes Media rates Daily Wire 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 Daily Wire’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 35.35

Bias: 11.34

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
Conservative Radio Icon Rush Limbaugh Dies At 70 After Battle With Cancer8.7544.5
NPR: We’re Not Covering Biden Laptop Scandal Because It’s ‘Not Really’ A Story, ‘Pure Distractions’1738
Trump Campaign Shreds ‘Biden Surrogate’ Savannah Guthrie After Combative Town Hall1136
‘South Park’ Mocks Trump, Bashes Police, Trashes Disney2.2532
WALSH: National Media Refuse To Cover Murder Of 5-Year-Old Because It Doesn’t Fit Their Racial Narrative12.3341.67
SHAPIRO: Dems Want To Blame Republicans For Covid Spread; Here’s 5 Reasons That Doesn’t Hold Up13.6734.67
Scientific American: Let’s Use Genderless Pronouns-3.533.5
https://www.dailywire.com/news/46053/washington-post-allow-discredited-nyu-instructor-emily-zanotti13.530.5
https://www.dailywire.com/news/44853/et-tu-ilhan-anti-semites-anti-israel-activists-emily-zanotti1225
https://www.dailywire.com/news/44826/trump-heres-proof-americans-agree-me-about-mueller-james-barrett7.3340
https://www.dailywire.com/news/44840/watch-singer-sam-smith-explains-hes-not-man-or-amanda-prestigiacomo12.533