Vice Bias and Reliability Overview

Vice is a Canadian-American magazine launched in 1994 in Montreal. Based in New York City, it now has offices in 35 cities around the world. Vice appeals to Millennials, focusing on news/politics, technology, music and food. It’s part of Vice Media, which also consists of a broadcast news unit, film production company, a record label and more. The Vice news website records more than 46 million visits each month. Ad Fontes Media rates Vice as skews left in terms 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 Vice’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 37.91

Bias: -12.70

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
So That’s What a Normal President Sounds Like-11.3335.04
QAnon Still Believes Trump Will Declare Martial Law and Stay in Office-3.6743.43
Staggering Number of Hysterectomies Happening at ICE Facility, Whistleblower Says-8.7536.76
Parler, Gab, MeWe, and Rumble Are Creating a Massive Right-Wing Echo Chamber-1439.67
Trump Got COVID. Here’s How Chinese Social Media Reacted.-9.3342.82
Gun Enthusiasts Celebrate Man Who Shot Himself in the Balls as Their King-2233.5
Staggering Number of Hysterectomies Happening at ICE Facility, Whistleblower Says-939.15
'Trump Basically Said to Go Fuck Them Up': Here’s How the Proud Boys Reacted to Trump’s Comments-14.6740.76
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxn7x/that-gun-waving-couple-from-st-louis-made-a-weird-dark-appearance-at-trumps-convention-12.436.44
Public Submissions for Mississippi’s New Flag Are Exactly What You’d Expect-5.543.21
Kanye West Has a Senior GOP Strategist Helping Him Get on the Ballot in Colorado-8.3343.14
Democrats just subpoenaed Trump’s favorite bank-16.7536.89
Bernie’s victorious Fox News town hall-12.3342.35
https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/neawxb/ice-may-have-screwed-up-by-deporting-a-dead-soldiers-spouse-1247.64
Trump doesn't regret that racist tweet about Ilhan Omar and 9/11-23.3323.38
Syrian refugees fled Assad’s brutality. Now some are returning.-249.77
Elizabeth Warren called for abolishing the Electoral College-7.7549.81
Facebook says 200 people watched the Christchurch massacre live — but no one reported it-248.86
Why a black family kept racist graffiti on their house-753.2
New Zealand's Muslims say Islamophobia was a problem long before the Christchurch massacre-7.2540.93
New documents show Mueller was interested in Cohen for a whole lot more than hush-money payments-10.6740.36
Scott Lloyd was warned that separating families would harm migrant kids. He never told the Trump administration.-15.6723.91
Congressman Matt Gaetz threatened Michael Cohen on Twitter ahead of his testimony-1045.32
Democrats are about to drop their most aggressive "Medicare for All" bill yet. Here's what's in it.-5.3346.46
House votes to block Trump's national emergency declaration-12.7545.97