Overall Score

The following scores reflect Mother Jones’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 37.31

Bias: -13.92

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

Url Bias Quality
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/jacob-wohl-banned-twitter/ -13.00 54.00
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/03/mark-penn-memo-obama-clinton/ -23.00 31.00
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/you-only-get-one-first-date-now-comes-the-hard-part-for-trump-and-kim-jong-un/ -1.75 41.50
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/heres-what-congress-should-ask-michael-cohen/ -17.00 27.75
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/mark-harris-stony-rushing-north-carolina-confederate-flag/ -14.50 21.50
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/trump-bypassed-lawmakers-to-build-his-wall-heres-how-they-are-fighting-back/ -23.75 35.25
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/03/trump-wants-to-reward-brazils-far-right-president-with-special-nato-status/ -6.25 51.25
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/03/facebook-settles-civil-rights-lawsuits-over-ad-discrimination/ -12.00 46.25
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/03/trump-calls-kellyanne-conways-husband-a-total-loser/ -16.75 37.00
https://www.motherjones.com/media/2019/04/anna-merlan-republic-of-lies-rise-conspiracy-theories-donald-trump/ -16.50 40.75
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/04/trump-doubles-down-on-plan-to-release-migrants-in-sanctuary-cities/ -9.75 41.25
https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2019/04/elizabeth-warren-climate-change-military-pentagon-donald-trump/ -21.50 45.00
https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2019/04/california-lawmaker-anti-vaxxers-shady-doctors/ -8.75 48.00
https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2019/04/a-shocking-discovery-shows-just-how-far-wind-can-carry-microplastics/ -9.00 45.00
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/03/florida-lawmakers-weaken-amendment-four-felon-voting-rights/ -15.26 39.37