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Heavy Bias and Reliability Overview

Heavy is an independent, real-time reporting platform online featuring “the most sought-after news and information.” The site’s reporting is focused on “quality, efficiency and speed.” Heavy also published a Spanish-language platform title AhoraMismo.com. Founded in 1999 as an entertainment site featuring videos, Heavy changed its format in 2012. It now records approximately 15.8 million visits to its website per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Heavy 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 Heavy’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 43.96

Bias: -1.65

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
Police Officer Wayne Couzens Accused in Disappearance of Marketing Exec Sarah Everard046
Burger King ‘Women Belong in the Kitchen’ Tweet Explained-146
Coronavirus Now: COVID-19 & Vaccine Updates for February 5046.67
COVID-19 Is Derailing Other Important Scientific Research-0.6744
Ethan Fournier: Florida Deputy Slams Girl to the Ground at School on Video-447
Joe Biden’s Heartbreaking Words About Son Beau: ‘We Should Be Introducing Him as President’-4.3346
Former Pennsylvania Firefighter Robert Sanford Threw Fire Extinguisher During Riots: Complaint-1.3344
Black People Are 3 Times More Likely to Experience Pulse Oximeter Errors-446.67
How to Stay Safe With a Fast-Spreading New Coronavirus Variant on the Loose049
Pennsylvania Woman Stole Pelosi’s Laptop to Sell It to Russians: Feds-5.3345.67
How Many Were at Trump’s Departure from the White House? See Crowd Photos-3.3341.67
WATCH: Claudia Conway TikTok Video Shows Police Interviewing Kellyanne-3.6731.67
Kamala Harris’ Religion & Faith: What Does She Believe?1.3341.67
Capitol Invader Threatened to Shoot His Kids if They Turned Him In: Feds-1.6743.67
Some Democrats Wore Body Armor to President Biden’s Inauguration-341.67
Inauguration Day: Anti-Facists Burn Flags & Vandalize in Portland, Seattle & Denver2.3343
Why Do Presidential Inaugurations Matter?-144
WATCH: Lindsay Graham Confronted, Called ‘Traitor’ at Washington DC Airport043
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