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 in the skews left category 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: 35.05

Bias: -16.52

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
Democrats Have Failed Urban Black Americans-18.540.5
Biden’s Distracting Parade of Celebrity Boomers-1536.5
Why the GOP Didn’t Write a New Platform-14.7538.75
The Country’s Most Important Climate Election Is Happening in Texas-12.6739.33
Death by a Thousand Cuts for One of America’s Last Great Institutions-11.537.5
Inside the Project Veritas Plan to Steal the Election-1933
The Coronavirus Is Blowing Up Our Best Response to the Opioid Crisis-11.3344.67
Should Offshore Oil Workers Get Paid While They Sleep?-11.7541.25
The Tale of Genji’s Image-Conscious, Experience-Hungry Courtiers040.25
There Is No Profound Meaning to the Notre Dame Fire-347.5
Brexit Is Making Britain Look Weak043.5
The Enduring Timidity of the Democratic Party-14.533.5
The Death of Fascist Irony-14.7542.5
Devin Nunes’s Ridiculous Twitter Lawsuit Is a Masterpiece of Republican Grievance-2420.5
Why Won’t These Democrats Reject Fossil Fuel Money?-2327
American Democracy Is on the Supreme Court Docket-18.2534
Did Trump Win His War on the Russia Investigation?-17.2530
The Crime of Parenting While Poor-1344.33