The Gateway Pundit Bias and Reliability Overview

The Gateway Pundit is a news and opinion website founded just before the 2004 U.S. presidential election “to expose the wickedness of the left.” The website’s name refers to the Gateway Arch, which was the home of founder Jim Hoft, who writes many of the blog’s articles. The site records more than 16 million visits each month. Ad Fontes Media rates The Gateway Pundit as hyper-partisan right in terms 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 The Gateway Pundit’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 15.63

Bias: 27.39

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
House Impeaches President Trump with 232-197 Vote – 10 Republicans Join Democrats and Vote in Favor of Impeachment22.3330.53
House Impeaches President Trump with 232-197 Vote – 10 Republicans Join Democrats and Vote in Favor of Impeachment22.3330.53
Democrat Former Senator Barbara Boxer Slammed For Taking Job With Surveillance Firm From China10.6735.31
Democrat Former Senator Barbara Boxer Slammed For Taking Job With Surveillance Firm From China10.6735.31
PURE EVIL: Democrats to Censure Mo Brooks and Louie Gohmert in Coming Days for Challenging Election Fraud and Blaming Riots on Them26.6723.22
Trump Campaign Banned From EMAILING Supporters After Being Suspended By Mail Service Provider638.63
Breaking: President Trump Announces He Will Not Attend China Joe’s Inauguration2227.5
No Wonder They’re FREAKED! New Video and Photos Show Half a Million at “Stop the Steal” Rally and Then TENS OF THOUSANDS of Patriots Surrounding US Capitol29.3311.51
BREAKING: Parler Goes Down After Trump Joins Social Media Platform – Apple Threatens to Remove Parler Unless it Enacts Draconian Censorship Policies2723.84
Big Tech Launches Massive Coordinated Cyber Attack on 74,000,000 Trump Voters — GOP SILENT29.3319.18
Biden Crawls Out of His Basement to Condemn ‘Siege’ at Capitol Building, Then Shuffles Away From Podium (VIDEO)30.678.15
President Trump Releases Video Calling for Peace, Tells Supporters to Go Home; Twitter Limits Video “Due to a Risk of Violence”2519.17
Indie Journalist Tayler Hansen Describes Antifa Activists he Encountered at US Capitol1917.69
Timing of Large Georgia Ballot Dump for Biden Appears to Coincide with Timing of Mother-Daughter Duo’s Election Fraud Scam2311.8
BREAKING: Mitch McConnell Wins Reelection in Kentucky: Fox News — Democrats Blew $100 Million to LOSE10.445.93
BREAKING: Giuliani Gives Hunter Biden’s Hard Drive to Delaware State Police Over Photos of Underage Girls, Inappropriate Texts26.1716.84
EXCLUSIVE: Newly Uncovered Transcripts Reveal Joe Biden Dropped the N-Word in Public Senate Hearing in 19861822
Breaking: Trump Campaign Sues Philadelphia Over City Officials Blocking Trump Election Observers from Entering Polling Stations5.3340.91
Joe Biden is So Exhausted From His Train Tour Yesterday That He Started Off the Morning By Calling a Lid and Shutting Down For the Day20.6721.18
“So It Was a Hoax?” – Fox News’ John Roberts Caught on Hot Mic Discussing COVID-19 Mortality Rate with Technician, ‘Like the Flu’ (VIDEO)24.6717.9
WATCH: Trump Clarifies ‘White Supremacy’ Comments And Reveals Plan For Black Communities (VIDEO)13.3339.83
Breaking: President Trump Announces He and First Lady Melania Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus (Update: Melania Says “We Are Feeling Good”)11.3346.54
HUGE! US Marshals Service Announces Rescue of More than 1,300 Missing Children Including Victims of Sex Trafficking — TRUMP Has Doubled the Number of Rescues!28.3323.46
FBI Agent Who Uncovered Weiner Laptop with Hillary’s Emails says FBI Leadership Told Him to Erase All of His Findings32.3319
BREAKING: Milwaukee Trump Supporter Arrested for Brandishing a Gun at Black Lives Matter Mob That Was Surrounding His Home (VIDEO)26.7523.13
Video of Biden Looking Very Frail at Veterans Memorial Sparks Concerns Over His Health27.3315.72
Deep State General H.R. McMaster on 60 Minutes Shows He’s Still Part of the Rolling Coup379.09
VIDEO: Trump Observers Are Being Blocked Entry to All Satellite Voting Locations in Philly #StopTheSteal26.7518.35
I Was Convicted Of Felonies After Antifa Attacked Me And I Drew Down On Them. Help Me Take The Case To SCOTUS3226.14
Wisconsin Support For Black Lives Matter Has Gone From +25 to Net Approval of Zero in Two Months33.522.35
Man Who Had His Arm Partially Blown Off Confesses to Friend: His Only Regret Was ‘Hesitating to Pull His Gun’ and “Not Killing” 17-Year-Old Rittenhouse2124.42
New York AG to Make “Major Announcement” After Deutsche Bank Turns Over Trump Financial Docs-0.6751.27
Liberal Seattle Mayor Welcomes All the New Illegal Aliens Surging Across the US Border — Please, President Trump! Grant Her Wish!2617.36
Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department After FBI Fails to Provide Details on Contact with Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Lawyer2139.05
NYC Mayor De Blasio Threatens to Sue Trump If He Dumps Tens of Thousands of Illegal Aliens on His Sanctuary City21.516.51
Breaking: President Trump to Hold Rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin the Same Night as the White House Correspondents’ Dinner26.6717.68
*Ugh* Never-Trump Leader Mitt Romney Attacks President Trump for Pointing Out John McCain Lied about Obamacare28.7513.19
Muslim Schools Cancel LGBT Equality Classes in London District Saying They Felt “Victimized” by the Program22.6727.01
Exclusive: Source Claims Fox News Host Secretly Worked to Get Jeanine Pirro Suspended to Curry Favor With Democrats26.6714.16
Planned Parenthood President Attacks President Trump After Democrats Vote in Support of Infanticide40.673.73
WATCH: Rep. Mark Meadows Refers Michael Cohen For Criminal Investigation For Violating Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA)31.679.33
Wikileaks RIPS Michael Cohen: “Julian Assange Has Never Had a Telephone Call with Roger Stone”… Wikileaks Teased DNC Emails in March 201634.339.46
CRAZYTOWN – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Falsely Accuses Journalist Jack Posobiec Of Stalking Her, Turns Her Twitter Followers Loose On Him. Will She lose Her Account?24.7511.77
Facebook Eliminated Over One Billion Page-Views to Conservative Websites from 2017 to 2018 – Now, Thanks to James O’Keefe, We Have Proof This Was The Plan3010.78
WOW! Anti-Trump PBS Hack Yamiche Alcindor Says Covering Trump Is a "Team Sport" for Media "We Have Each Other's Back"32.2517.79
EPIC! Trump Trolls Cory Booker After He Drops Out of 2020 Democrat Race22.530.46
BREAKING: PRESIDENT TRUMP'S Approval Rating JUMPS 2 POINTS to 48% After First Day of Disastrous Schiff Sham Show Trial30.1415.03
Trump Goes There: ‘This is Not Impeachment, It’s a COUP Intended to Take Away the Power of the People and Their Vote’25.5613.89