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PJ Media Bias and Reliability Overview

PJ Media is an opinion website focusing on news from a center-right viewpoint. Founded in 2004 as Pajamas Media, PJ Media is now part of the Salem Media Group. The website records more than 12 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates PJ Media 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 PJ Media’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 23.67

Bias: 22.91

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 URLBiasReliability
Biden Kills Thousands of Jobs, Hurts Environment, and Harms Relations With a Close Ally on His First Day in Office13.6726.67
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill Banning Biological Men From Competing in Women's Sports2328.75
Trump Needs to Troll Dems With 2024 Run if He Loses25.721.9
Cringeworthy Study Debunked: There Was No 'Sturgis Superspreader' COVID-19 Event20.3336.33
BLM Mob Beats Piñatas of Minneapolis Police Union Chief and His Wife Outside His Home15.3342.67
Not the Onion: The DNC Includes Elizabeth Warren in Native American Caucus19.6730.33
Lincoln Project Finds Way to Become Even Bigger Bottom-Feeders Than They Already Were21.3325.33
5 Things to Know About Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention22.2530.25
Trump Raises Question About Election 'Delay'6.6234.88
Insanity Wrap #17: Bill Gates Demands, 'Silence, Disgusting Peasant!'37.6711.67
Dr. Fauci Now Wants Us to Wear Goggles as Extra Protection from COVID-1921.6725.5
We're Seeing the Death Rattle of the Revolution, Not Its Birth29.6716
'A Win for Sanity' -- Trader Joe's Now Denies Being Racist11.3331.67
The Morning Briefing: Change All the Names, Nuke All the Statues—Grievance Wusses Will Still Be Whining26.5320.22
Alito: Court's 'Preposterous' Trans Ruling Threatens Religion, Speech, Privacy, and Safety2136.25
Diabolical: Islam’s Past and Present Attacks on European Churches2524.25
Here's What Your Share of the National Debt Is5.6746
Trump Campaign Astonishes With $30 Million Fundraising Haul1633
Why Is the Violent Gang Culture that Killed Nipsey Hussle Being Celebrated?14.2530.25
Giant Rock Sculpture of Beto's Face Appears in Austin1228.25
Poll: TV Viewers Are Tired of Saturday Night Live's Political Obsession2128.5
Kirsten Gillibrand Wants Gov't to Decide How Many Painkillers You're Allowed to Get1824
Iraqi Navy SEAL Interpreter 'Code Name Johnny Walker' to Gain Citizenship, Reveal His Real Name2430.5
Supreme Court Rules Trump Admin. Can Detain Illegal Alien Criminals at Any Time18.533.75
13 Republicans Join House Dems to Block Trump's National Emergency5.6745.33
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