New York Daily News Bias and Reliability Overview

New York Daily News is the first tabloid newspaper ever published in the U.S. Founded in 1919, the Daily News is part of the Tribune Publishing Company (sold in 2017 for $1) and has been headquartered in New York; however, its newsroom closed in 2020. It has won 11 Pulitzer Prizes. Ad Fontes Media rates New York Daily News in the skews left category of bias and as most reliable 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 York Daily News’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 42.60

Bias: -6.45

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
Media star Andrew Cuomo has gone missing-12.3331.67
Rush Limbaugh and Me: My strange relationship with the devil incarnate-13.528.25
Hire NYC language pros at NYC pay, says union after Daily News reports $4 per hour wage for city’s interpreters-4.6743.67
Proud Boys founder worked as government informant: report-5.6742
Family outraged after 10 adults, 10 kids kicked off flight in Utah over mask rules043.33
Unity? First, accountability: Before Joe Biden can bring America together, Donald Trump and his helpers must pay for what they’ve done6.3330.67
NYC’s Thanksgiving air travel to dip in pandemic — but car traffic should be closer to normal046.33
NYC schools to remain open Monday, Mayor de Blasio says-445
Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud grow louder and less credible-16.7541.25
‘F--k you, we did a good job’: Polling guru Nate Silver defends election predictions amid backlash-2.539.25
Trump calls NBC News ‘fake’ before getting an hour of free airtime from the network-6.3339.67
Trump and Melania test positive for COVID-19, will enter quarantine ‘immediately’-13.3343.67
Nearly 20,000 Amazon frontline workers caught coronavirus, company says-2.6751.33
Twitter removes Trump retweet that falsely claimed COVID-19 ‘has a cure’-5.3243.57
’Defund the police’ is a metaphor: House Majority Leader Hoyer-9.541.12
NYC dentists, eye doctors, specialists see fewer patients in coronavirus crisis: ‘I may as well shut my doors, but I don’t want to’0.3344
Trump vows ‘strong Travel Advisory’ for N.Y., N.J. and Connecticut as he backs away from tri-state quarantine; Cuomo urges New Yorkers to brace as death toll grows-8.6744.67
NYC’s one-day coronavirus death toll shoots up to 222, number of cases soars past 30,000-1.6749.33
Trump signs largest economic rescue bill in history amid spiraling coronavirus crisis-0.6740.33
Trump proposes two-week quarantine on N.Y.C metropolitan area; Cuomo says no discussions about restrictions346
Italy puts entire country on coronavirus lockdown-3.448.6
Trump floats ‘major’ payroll tax cut, other relief to soften coronavirus impact on economy-6.6747
Ex-con busted in fatal NYC subway stabbing of aspiring designer-1.548.83
New York producing its own hand sanitizer; citywide coronavirus quarantine a ‘possibility’ as cases climb, de Blasio says-551
New Yorkers urged to avoid the subway amid coronavirus outbreak — but straphangers have nowhere else to go-3.6748