RedState Bias and Reliability Overview

RedState is a conservative blog and website launched in 2004 by three bloggers, Joshua Treviño, Ben Domenech and Mike Krempasky. It is owned by the Salem Media Group, which also owns conservative websites Twitchy, Townhall and PJ Media. Ad Fontes Media rates RedState in the hyper-partisan right category 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 RedState’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 21.52

Bias: 23.69

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
Pro-GOP Group's New Ads Target Vulnerable Democrats Following Passage of 'Pelosi Payoff' Bill, It's GAME ON20.2525.25
Given U.S. Unemployment Situation, $15 Federal Minimum Wage Is Foolish13.533.25
Hollywood Plans a Five-Day, Sham 'Unity' Event for Biden-Harris Inauguration, and It Starts Saturday2233.2
The Left Is Now Targeting Clarence Thomas for Destruction18.3326.67
The Left Is Radicalizing the Right More Than Anyone Else1833.67
WATCH: Protesters Breach the Capitol Building, Make It Into Senate Chamber and Nancy Pelosi's Office2712
BREAKING: DC Legal Circles Rumor Says Member of Mueller’s Prosecution Team Has “Flipped” for Durham15.3328.33
Pigs Are Flying: CNN Actually Commits Journalism, Busts Andrew Cuomo for Lying About the Virus14.6744.33
Do All Black Lives Matter? Snoop Smears 9 Black Conservatives in ‘The Coon Bunch’ Post2828
Add San Francisco to the List of Ultra-Left Wing Cities Experiencing a Wave of Police Departures24.6720.67
If You’re Wondering Where AOC Falls in the DNC Hierarchy, Tonight’s Programming Provides the Answer2428
Cindy McCain DNC Video Revives the Ghost of John McCain’s Fateful Vote Saving Obamacare1637
Governors Are Making up Rules as They Go Along – When Does the Public Just Say No?29.3321
CNN’s Jake Tapper Demands Jim Jordan Apologize for ‘Peaceful Protests’ Video, but Then Receipts Are Dropped2325.33
One More Barr Video that Just Finishes the Dems Off, Nukes Their Whole Narrative on Riots30.3318.67
Oprah’s ‘O’ Magazine Calling It Quits on Print in Wake of Sexual Harassment Claim Against Exec7.531.5
NYU “Journalism” Professor who Slandered ICE Agent Attacks Dan Crenshaw in the Most Vile Terms27.7523.5
This Hilarious 1986 SNL Sketch Absolutely Nails the Left’s Portrayal of Donald Trump2126.75
Secret ‘Memorandums of Understanding’ Among House Democrats; It’s Almost As If They Don’t Trust Each Other2715
REPORT: In the Wake of His Hoax Disaster, Jussie Smollett’s Broadway Debut Gets Canceled20.7526.75
CNN’s Ratings Continue to Collapse In Epic Fashion23.2519
Ilhan Omar Claims Every Extremist Murder is from Right Wing, Then Provides Evidence Proving Her Wrong28.2520
Poll: 4 in 10 Americans Think SNL Too Political, Most Don’t Even Watch17.2933.29
More Jewish Cemetery Vandalism Sparks Concern in Massachusetts15.3335.67
Ocasio-Cortez Doesn’t Get That House Lawmakers Only Represent a PART of a State2523