Newsy Bias and Reliability Overview

Newsy is a news company focused on video news and analysis, with the motto, “Delivering news with the why.” It was founded in 2008 in Colombia, Missouri, with the goal of providing video journalism for news consumers on mobile devices and online. It also produces a 24-hour live news channel. Newsy was purchased by E.W. Scripps Company in 2014. Ad Fontes Media rates Newsy 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 Newsy’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 48.79

Bias: -3.79

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
Ohio Officer Suspended After Fatally Shooting Unarmed Black Man046.74
Biotech Company Working On Coronavirus Antibody Detection Patch, Beads-147.43
Kenosha, Wisconsin, Saw Third Night Of Protests After Police Shooting-949.83
No Evidence Of Foreign Tampering Of Mail-In Voting, Officials Say-4.551.12
TikTok's CEO Has Resigned-1.3349.07
Minneapolis Mayor Declares State Of Emergency Amid Unrest0.3351.47
Wisconsin Department Of Justice Says Kenosha Officer Fired 7 Shots-1.7551.14
Christchurch Mosque Shooter Sentenced To Life Without Parole-0.2551.61
Patients Suffering 'COVID Brain' Experience Forgetfulness, Strokes049.73
Navy Ship Fire Now Believed To Be Arson049.35
Iran Agrees To Allow Access To Suspected Nuclear Sites047.68
University Of Alabama Coronavirus Outbreak-1.6747.67
CDC Now Says People Without COVID-19 Symptoms Don't Need Testing-0.3352.58
Pompeo Seeks Russian Poisoning Probe 'If Reports Prove Accurate'-1.652.11
Critics Call RNC Citizenship Ceremony 'Hypocrisy On A Galactic Scale'-11.3348.15
College Campuses In 24 States Report COVID-19 Outbreaks-445.22
Hong Kong Police Arrest 16, Including 2 Pro-Democracy Lawmakers-243.21
Should Athletes Get Preferential Turnaround Times For COVID-19 Tests?-1.531.91
Kushner Says US To Unveil Its Middle East Peace Proposal After Ramadan050.62
Justice Department Charges Pharma Company With Opioid Trafficking052.47
Polls Show Trump's Approval Rating Dips After Mueller Report Release-4.550.23
Reports: Administration Officials Told To Skip Correspondents' Dinner-3.3355.3
Walgreens, Rite Aid Up Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco Products To 21-1.6753.6
President Trump Defends Harley-Davidson, Slams EU Tariffs-141.56
Egyptian Voters Approve Extending Current President's Rule Until 20300.2544.53
House Committee Wants To Hold Ex-White House Official In Contempt-6.3351.24
IRS Misses Second Deadline To Hand Over Trump's Tax Returns051.72