Newsday Bias and Reliability Overview

Newsday is a daily newspaper that covers the New York City boroughs of Long Island and Queens. Founded in 1940, the company built a new facility in 2019 in Melville, New York, that includes a TV studio. Newsday has won 19 Pulitzer Prizes. The newspaper has an average weekly readership of 810,000, and the website records approximately 5 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Newsday as neutral in terms 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 Newsday’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 47.91

Bias: -4.25

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
LIer Carter Rubin heads to knockouts after winning battle round on 'The Voice'046.31
Man hit, killed by school bus in Great Neck, Nassau police say051.65
Over union objections, warehouses win $16.8M in Suffolk tax breaks0.3347.31
LIPA report details PSEG LI's failures in Isaias storm response049.65
Shark sighting near Glen Cove but beach reopens Friday, officials say047.04
Shinnecock Nation announces deal with Seminole Hard Rock for casino venture047
Cuomo: New York casinos will be back in play, with some restrictions049.75
Law enforcement unions back Andrew Garbarino's Congressional bid at rally150.1
SUNY Oneonta cancels in-person classes this fall047.75
Pelosi says Trump disrespects facts, women-16.3334.13
Warren says Biden has 'some really good plans'-2.549.14
Thirty-four states under COVID-19 travel advisory, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says-251.23
State will 'get to the bottom' of Southampton enforcement issues, Cuomo says-3.6747.42
Officials in Nassau County close South Shore beaches after more shark sightings052.23