News and Guts Bias and Reliability Overview

News and Guts is a multimedia production company founded in 2015 by former news anchor Dan Rather. In addition to a focus on news and investigative reporting, the company covers issues related to science, technology, history, music, the arts, sports and social justice issues. News and Guts Media has offices in New York, San Francisco and Austin, Texas. Ad Fontes Media rates News and Guts 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 News and Guts’ overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 34.84

Bias: -13.98

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
The Story Behind AOC's Nomination For Bernie Sanders-7.3346.65
Cindy McCain and Colin Powell Endorse Joe Biden-4.6750.04
Former GOP Congressman Charlie Dent Endorses Joe Biden-14.3341.25
Rep. Louie Gohmert, Who Hasn't Been Wearing A Mask, Tests Positive For Coronavirus-13.3335.04
Lincoln Project Makes Major Ad Buy Against GOP Senators-19.3332.67
TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2019-10.3339.85
LA Times: Teen molested by Catholic school teacher gets record $8 million from L.A. archdiocese-3.549.03
CBS: American Airlines jet “nearly crashed” during takeoff at JFK last week-3.3349.13
Mueller Report Release Date Set-447.96
Elizabeth Warren: "Get Rid Of The Electoral College"-15.525.91
NBC News: Michael Cohen search warrants show federal probe began nearly a year earlier than known050.02
Devin Nunes Twitter Lawsuit Sparks Hilarious Responses-5.3332.12
House Votes To End Trump's National Emergency-1030.24
Florida Congressman Tweets Thinly Veiled Threat To Michael Cohen-23.518.14
Michael Cohen: Mr. Trump “Is A Racist,” “A Conman,” “A Cheat”-1324.69