The Verge Bias and Reliability Overview

The Verge is a website that “examines how technology will change life in the future.” Content focuses on technology, science, culture and entertainment. It is known for publishing guidebooks and product reviews, sharing information on its website, podcast and through videos. Founded in 2011, The Verge is operated by Vox Media. The website records approximately 54.8 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates The Verge in the middle category of bias and as most reliable 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 The Verge’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 44.69

Bias: -5.00

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
A West Virginia newspaper chain is suing Google and Facebook over digital ad revenue046
Facebook’s Oversight Board wants your feedback on whether the company was right to ban Trump-544.67
President Biden to use Defense Production Act for masks, vaccines-445.33
Twitter is deleting Trump’s attempts to circumvent ban045
Dutch prosecutors say Donald Trump’s Twitter account was really hacked-343.33
Amazon generates millions of pounds of plastic waste-3.3338
Sunrise movement staff vote to unionize-539.33
How to slash buildings’ growing greenhouse gas emissions-538.67
What’s the difference between FDA approval and authorization?045.33
DJI says people can still buy and use its drones in US after export ban0.6743.67
Members of the US Space Force will now be called ‘Guardians’-0.3350
Foxconn tells Wisconsin it never promised to build an LCD factory051
FAA and Boeing manipulated 737 Max tests during recertification053.67
Sarah Cooper reflects on her whirlwind 2020 of Trump impressions-4.3340
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine second to get FDA sign-off in US049
Microsoft says Xbox Series X might be in short supply until April or beyond0.3343.67
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon docks crew of four to the International Space Station-142
Google launches new tool to help cities stay cool-8.3341
Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5 percent effective in early analysis-244.33
Jeff Bezos announces first beneficiaries of his $10 billion climate fund-642.67
Nintendo is releasing a 35th anniversary Super Mario Bros. Game and Watch049.33
These students figured out their tests were graded by AI — and the easy way to cheat050.33
A future with tens of thousands of new satellites could ‘fundamentally change’ astronomy: report-351.5
Louisiana faces an unprecedented ‘one-two punch’ of tropical cyclones-4.549.5
Virtual power plants are coming to California apartment buildings-848.5