Epoch Times Bias and Reliability Overview

Epoch Times is an international newspaper founded in 2000 by Chinese-Americans who had fled Communism in China. It is published online in 21 languages and in 33 countries. Based in New York City, it is owned by the Epoch Media Group. It publishes in both print and online around the world. Ad Fontes Media rates Epoch Times in the hyper-partisan right category of bias and as somewhat 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 Epoch Times’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 18.28

Bias: 22.60

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
Arizona Senate President Says She Thinks Election Audit Will Uncover ‘Irregularities’5.2544.5
Biden to Cancel Trump’s 1776 Commission That Promotes American Founding Values8.3340.67
Biden Admin Embraces ‘Racial Equity’ Ideology in Slew of Executive Action Announcements1724.33
Congress Misses Chance to Calm the Union22.3322.33
The ‘Good American’2815
The Now-Complete Democrat Trifecta Threatens Tax Hikes6.3341.67
The End of Politics2625.33
Events in Washington have ominous parallels with events in China 22 years ago3115.33
Vermont College Revokes Giuliani’s Honorary Degree144
YouTube Suspends Trump, Accuses Him of Violating Its Policies23.6719
What Happened in DC on Jan. 620.3320
Pence Refuses to Invoke the 25th Amendment2420
Exclusive With Data Scientists: Public Data Shows 432,000 Trump Votes Removed in Pennsylvania25.6719
FBI Asks for Information on People Who Stormed Capitol Building048.67
Chinese American: ‘I Cannot Accept This’21.7521
Sen. Whitehouse’s Call for a Climate Inquisition Undermines Scientific Research2424
‘Passionate’ Belief in Freedom of Speech and Multiplying Orthodoxies17.3326.67
President Trump Should Immediately Impound Dominion Machines32.678.67
Georgia Is Only Path for Constitution’s Survival35.334.67
President Trump: Declassify Everything—Everything2718
Trump Will Win When Justice Is Done!19.7518.75
UPDATED: 8 Red States Support Texas Supreme Court Suit, But Not Tennessee?27.678
Overwhelming Evidence of Outcome-Altering Voting Irregularities257.33
Dec. 8 Does Not Have to Be the Day Democracy Dies in America28.6716
Trump Shouldn’t Fall for Queen Nancy Pelosi’s Gambit32.3315