OAN Network Bias and Reliability Overview

OAN Network (One America News Network) is an independent media company owned by Herring Networks Inc. Its platform focuses on conservative news and opinion. Established in 2004, its primary production operations are in California and Washington, D.C. Ad Fontes Media rates OAN Network in the hyper-partisan right 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 OAN Network’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 23.06

Bias: 20.86

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
Texas Senate approves new voting bill9.6743.43
Sen. Rubio: Looking forward to letter from Delta condemning Chinese genocide1733.6
Hundreds protest in support of Navalny in the U.S.-1.3344.41
Calif. COVID-19 vaccine recipient dies hours after being vaccinated1.6745.39
Twitter suspends Michelle Malkin, Gateway Pundit, Right Side Broadcasting Network accounts16.3325.63
China using language of American left to push Communist Party agenda1931.29
Biden to focus on domestic terror, possibly targeting Trump supporters21.6727.19
Airbnb reviews reservations ahead of Mich. Capitol protest-146.59
Biden seeks to legalize 11M immigrants on ‘first day’743.93
Calif. becomes less desirable for Big Tech and residents4.6743.26
Rep. Greene calls for peaceful protests21.6722.98
Mich. State Capitol prepares for potentially violent protest3.6746.49
Goya Foods CEO speaks out against left attacks1532.38
Sen. Graham writes letter to Sen. Schumer opposing impeachment10.3344.28
VP Pence and Second Lady speak at Lemoore Naval Air Station1431.55
Trump administration record puts America first16.6726.84
Delta confirms no-fly list for passengers heckling senators & other airlines implement restrictions ahead of inauguration744.08
NYC Mayor attempts to cancel contracts with Trump org.25.219.27
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene pledges to file articles of impeachment against Joe Biden after inauguration22.2525.08
Multiple reports, eyewitness accounts indicate Antifa24.6715.41
Chicago Police Union President: Far-left infiltrated Capitol protests20.3324.35
Evidence emerges of Antifa infiltrating Capitol Hill protests25.515.55
Cyber Analyst on Dominion Voting: Shocking Vulnerabilities30.255.37
Trump Campaign: Thousands of mail-in ballots invalid, should be tossed22.610.11
Trump attorney Sidney Powell says election results ready to overturn20.6732.88