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 as hyper-partisan right in terms of bias and as somewhat 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 PJ Media’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 18.68

Bias: 24.81

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
Biden Kills Thousands of Jobs, Hurts Environment, and Harms Relations With a Close Ally on His First Day in Office13.6726.92
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill Banning Biological Men From Competing in Women's Sports2328.33
Cringeworthy Study Debunked: There Was No 'Sturgis Superspreader' COVID-19 Event20.3335.89
BLM Mob Beats Piñatas of Minneapolis Police Union Chief and His Wife Outside His Home15.3341.93
5 Things to Know About Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention22.6731.36
Trump Raises Question About Election 'Delay'5.8337.78
Insanity Wrap #17: Bill Gates Demands, 'Silence, Disgusting Peasant!'37.6711.91
Dr. Fauci Now Wants Us to Wear Goggles as Extra Protection from COVID-1924.221.66
'A Win for Sanity' -- Trader Joe's Now Denies Being Racist11.3332.46
The Morning Briefing: Change All the Names, Nuke All the Statues—Grievance Wusses Will Still Be Whining27.9320.22
Alito: Court's 'Preposterous' Trans Ruling Threatens Religion, Speech, Privacy, and Safety2136.17
Here's What Your Share of the National Debt Is2.6751
Trump Campaign Astonishes With $30 Million Fundraising Haul1632.03
Why Is the Violent Gang Culture that Killed Nipsey Hussle Being Celebrated?14.2530.38
Giant Rock Sculpture of Beto's Face Appears in Austin18.3326.34
Poll: TV Viewers Are Tired of Saturday Night Live's Political Obsession2128.42
Supreme Court Rules Trump Admin. Can Detain Illegal Alien Criminals at Any Time20.6727.33
Cohen to Tell Congress Trump Knew About WikiLeaks Dump in Advance-4.6748.15
Trump's Check to Cohen Is a Giant Nothingburger (Again)376.31
Democrats Are Interminably 'Waiting for Mueller', Just as in Samuel Beckett's Absurdity29.513.9
Cohen to House Republicans: 'I'm Responsible for Your Silliness'-4.3344.8
Minneapolis Mayor Says 'Looting Unacceptable,' Then Allows Sacking of Police Station for 'Public Safety'24.426.28
Facebook Fact-Checkers Admit Trump Never Said Coronavirus Was 'a Hoax'15.6729.56
After Baghdadi Action, Dem Candidates Have Their Work Cut Out for Them31.617.04