NewsPunch Bias and Reliability Overview

NewsPunch is a news and entertainment website launched in 2014 with the tagline, “Where Mainstream Fears to Tread.” It focuses on conservative issues and has been accused of publishing misinformation and conspiracy theories. The website records a reported 1.2 million visits each month. Ad Fontes Media rates NewsPunch as hyper-partisan right in terms of bias and as unreliable 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 NewsPunch’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 10.86

Bias: 28.14

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
Longtime Democrat Leo Terrell Endorses President Trump for 202015.6734.34
Trump Tells Congress To ‘Bring Fairness’ To Big Tech Or He’ll Do It Himself13.4340.74
Anti-Trump Google Engineer Arrested for Assault at Portland Riot1230.36
Tucker Carlson: Big Tech Engaged in Censorship to Ensure Biden Wins25.3321.35
Twitter Suspends Trump Jr’s Account For Sharing Video About Hydroxychloroquine14.8834.15
‘Low IQ’ Maxine Waters Thinks ‘Facepage’ and ‘Tweeter’ Are Social Media Platforms30.5313.94
Macron: Notre Dame Rebuild Must Reflect ‘Diversity’; Minaret, Not Spire, Proposed by Architect728.51
African Man In MAGA Hat Brutally Assaulted and Robbed By African Americans16.6740.17
Migrant Who Believed It Was “Okay” to Rape Irish Girl Jailed for 12 Years22.336.38
Judicial Watch Founder: “at Least 900,000 Illegals Voted in Midterms”27.6720.91
Rand Paul: Only Person Who Colluded With Russia Was Hillary Clinton29.513.87
Nancy Pelosi Stutters & Spasms During Border Speech34.3314.58
Chase Bank Is Quietly Refusing Service To Conservative Customers32.336.21
Obama Mega Donors, Who Trafficked Aborted Body Parts, Arrested By ICE3312.16
Radical Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Vow to Impeach Trump32.675.92
DOJ Blocked FBI from Pursuing Criminal Charges Against Clinton3310.99