New Republic Bias and Reliability Overview

New Republic is an editorial magazine and website based in New York City that focuses on politics, culture and the arts. It was founded in 1914, advocating for “liberal reform in a new industrial age.” The website records more than 3 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates New Republic as hyper-partisan left in terms of bias and as mixed reliability 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 New Republic’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 34.23

Bias: -19.49

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
There’s No Such Thing as Ethical Grocery Shopping-3.6746.87
American’s Food Supply Chain Was Already Deadly. Then Came the Wildfires.-14.7540.47
Biden’s Distracting Parade of Celebrity Boomers-3.539.32
Why the GOP Didn’t Write a New Platform-13.6739.94
The World’s Dumbest Authoritarian-25.6731.92
Joe Kennedy’s Utterly Pointless, Utterly Consequential Campaign-1836.08
The Country’s Most Important Climate Election Is Happening in Texas-12.6739.14
The Lazy Liberalism of Instagram Slideshows-19.6727.41
QAnon Is Using the Anti-Trafficking Movement’s Conspiracy Playbook-8.3336.54
Death by a Thousand Cuts for One of America’s Last Great Institutions-1339.97
The Coronavirus Is Blowing Up Our Best Response to the Opioid Crisis-11.3345.22
Donald Trump Is Devouring His Country-3320.32
Trump Has Brought America’s Dirty Wars Home-21.1432.64
Should Offshore Oil Workers Get Paid While They Sleep?-11.7541.34
Why Is Bill de Blasio’s Presidential Dream a Sad Joke?-840.78
The Tale of Genji’s Image-Conscious, Experience-Hungry Courtiers031.53
Understanding Facebook’s Algorithm Could Change How You See Yourself-445.01
The Death of Fascist Irony-14.7542.39
Devin Nunes’s Ridiculous Twitter Lawsuit Is a Masterpiece of Republican Grievance-19.6726.97
Why Won’t These Democrats Reject Fossil Fuel Money?-23.3324.67
American Democracy Is on the Supreme Court Docket-18.2534.13
Did Trump Win His War on the Russia Investigation?-17.2529.79
Dianne Feinstein Is a Bigger Climate Threat Than Trump-28.1224.62
The Far Right’s Secret Weapon: Fascist Fashion-446.12