Overall Score

The following scores reflect The Economist’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 42.34

Bias: -2.43

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

Url Bias Quality
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2019/02/23/americas-cops-take-an-interest-in-social-media 3.67 31.33
https://www.economist.com/britain/2019/03/19/john-bercow-drops-a-brexit-bombshell -6.67 40.00
https://www.economist.com/middle-east-and-africa/2019/03/19/tropical-cyclone-idai-may-have-killed-more-than-1000-in-mozambique -1.00 46.67
https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2019/03/19/alan-krueger-natural-talent -4.00 40.00
https://www.economist.com/asia/2019/03/19/kazakhstans-strongman-of-30-years-unexpectedly-resigns 0.00 43.67
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2019/04/23/congress-fails-to-claw-back-the-right-to-wage-war 1.67 46.67
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2019/02/25/the-9/11-compensation-fund-is-running-out-of-money -1.75 48.00
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2019/02/23/donald-trumps-real-target-is-not-illegal-immigration-but-diversity -21.50 31.75
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2019/02/23/the-surprising-revival-of-the-hawaiian-language -2.25 46.25
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2019/02/23/what-rahm-emanuel-has-done-for-chicago -3.75 43.50
https://www.economist.com/democracy-in-america/2019/03/19/supreme-court-considers-a-racial-gerrymandering-challenge-in-virginia -0.75 42.75
https://www.economist.com/china/2019/04/23/chinas-maritime-ambitions-are-becoming-more-evident 0.25 44.75
https://www.economist.com/asia/2019/04/23/global-jihadists-increasingly-turn-against-religious-targets 0.75 44.75
https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2019/04/20/is-the-world-economy-still-slowbalising 1.25 40.50