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 in the hyper-partisan right category 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’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 11.40

Bias: 26.61

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
BLM/Antifa Mob Blocks Traffic, Threatens Police After Louisville Cops Not Charged For Breonna Taylor Death1833.75
Chicago Rioters Attacked Charity Building With Sick Children Inside17.537
Report: Wisconsin Democrats Are Forcing People To Wear Masks AT HOME2919
Obama Border Patrol Head: Crisis Is ‘Worst In The History Of The Country’17.521.5
Alabama Senator Gets More Large Donations From California, NY Than Own Residents12.238.2
High School Teen Ordered to Remove MAGA Shirt, Hat Receives Apology from Principal1830
Watch Live: Globalists Restricting Free Speech Following New Zealand Attack2713.67
This Alex Jones Podcast Is Really Freaking People Out420