The New Yorker Bias and Reliability Overview

The New Yorker is a magazine known for humor, satire, cartoons and fiction, in addition to reporting on politics and social issues. It is published 47 times per year. Founded in 1925 to present “sophisticated humor,” the magazine now is available in both print and online, reaching 1.2 million readers. Ad Fontes Media rates The New Yorker 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 The New Yorker’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 41.07

Bias: -14.13

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
Inside Xinjiang’s Prison State-1.6750.78
Last Exit from Afghanistan-3.3346.42
The Case for Removing Donald Trump-5.6742.23
What Should We Call the Sixth of January?-6.6738.89
Mob Rule in the Capitol-537.53
Is America a Myth?-540.32
How the Biden Administration Can Free Americans from Student Debt-30.6736.36
The Secret History of Kimberly Guilfoyle’s Departure from Fox-7.7542.51
A Non-Hiker’s Terms and Conditions for Hiking032.06
The North American Maximalism of Gigi Hadid’s and Drake’s Home Design-2.6741.86
The L.G.B.T.Q.-Rights Movement Wins Its Biggest Supreme Court Victory-10.5643.24
How Israel Limited Online Deception During Its Election-154.17
Julian Assange Versus the Trump Administration-5.7546.49
Norm Coleman Explains Why Supporters of Israel Should Thank Donald Trump-5.2541.42
Why Aren’t the Democratic Presidential Candidates Talking About Immigration More?-12.6739.15
The Dangerous Dregs of ISIS-1.6750.29
Alex Gibney’s “The Inventor,” Reviewed: The Vexing Inscrutability of Elizabeth Holmes-337.15
My Father’s Stack of Books-1.6736.38
The Chaotic Triumph of Arron Banks, the “Bad Boy of Brexit”-1043.22
How Did the F.A.A. Allow the Boeing 737 Max to Fly?-1.7543
Stepping Into the Uncanny, Unsettling World of Shen Yun033.98
How Bernie Sanders and the 2020 Candidates Are Approaching Trump Supporters-10.6742.75
Democrats and Republicans Debate the Legitimacy of Trump’s Border Crisis-9.3336.55
The Hard Lessons of Dianne Feinstein’s Encounter with the Young Green New Deal Activists-22.524.52
Will Trump Give Away Too Much to North Korea—and Get Too Little?-941.59