InfoWars Bias and Reliability Overview

InfoWars is a website owned by Alex Jones, a far-right political commentator and conspiracy theorist. Jones also hosts The Alex Jones Show on radio from Austin, Texas. Founded in 1999, InfoWars has been accused of promoting false information and has been banned from several social media sites. Ad Fontes Media rates InfoWars as hyper-partisan right in terms of bias and as 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 InfoWars’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 12.92

Bias: 26.48

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
WHO Absolves China of Blame For COVID After Visiting Virus Lab For Just 3 Hours2128.79
Breaking: One America News Offers Lou Dobbs Job After Fox News Fired Him Following $2.7 BN Smartmatic Lawsuit19.3337.12
London Mayor Appoints Woke Activist Brigade To ‘Review’ Statues For ‘Diversity’2526.35
London Mayor Appoints Woke Activist Brigade To ‘Review’ Statues For ‘Diversity’2526.35
Man Charged in Capitol Riot a Former FBI Agent, Holds Top Secret Security Clearance1617.88
Man Charged in Capitol Riot a Former FBI Agent, Holds Top Secret Security Clearance1617.88
Trump Order Seeks to Combat China’s Rare-Earth Minerals Dominance12.535.17
Washington Post Tweets “Imagine What it Will be Like Never to Have to Think About Trump Again” After Coronavirus Announcement14.6739.72
Captain Cringe! Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Dresses As “Rona Destroyer”16.6738.16
University Sets Up ‘Support Spaces’ For Students Traumatized By Presidential Debate20.825.19
Black Proud Boys Destroy Left-Wing Lies, Denounce White Supremacy20.834.48
BLM/Antifa Mob Blocks Traffic, Threatens Police After Louisville Cops Not Charged For Breonna Taylor Death2430.48
Report: Wisconsin Democrats Are Forcing People To Wear Masks AT HOME2919.67
Rappaport – Bill Gates Planning To Use Schools To Quarantine And Vaccinate Your Children29.676.92
Dr. Birx Tells Americans to Accept the ‘New Normal’21.7525.21
Vegan Girlfriend Poses Ultimatum to Boyfriend: Me, or Your Meat-Eating Cat21.428.32
Spoiled Brats: The BLM Protester’s Mindset29.6715.45
Murders Continue to Surge in Democrat-Controlled Cities2426.03
Obama Border Patrol Head: Crisis Is ‘Worst In The History Of The Country’23.3314.23
Alex Jones Show: Red Alert! Trump is Handing Control of The Internet Over to the UN/EU & We Only Have Months To Stop it346.97
Bernie Supporters Can’t Define Socialism37.59.9
Alabama Senator Gets More Large Donations From California, NY Than Own Residents15.548.23
Criminal Defamation: Bernie Sanders Says Kaitlin Bennett Is A White Supremacist30.336.91
High School Teen Ordered to Remove MAGA Shirt, Hat Receives Apology from Principal1829.13
Islamist Tyrant Erdogan Threatens New Zealanders They’ll Return in “Coffins” if They Visit Turkey8.6744.43