Media Credibility

The Media Bias Chart.

This chart places several media outlets on a multi-level continuum. Ad Fontes Media, a California organization, developed this ranking of broadcast, print, and online media measured mostly by objectivity/balance and credibility. These outlets were not placed on the chart arbitrarily, but after a careful analysis of news pieces over time. Read can read more about the Media Bias Chart’s methodology at Ad Fontes Media’s site. View the video here and answer the questions that follow.


Questions for Analysis:

1. Which media outlets are the most objective and credible?

2. Which outlets are on the fringes of journalism or outright unreliable?

3. Name one or two steps Ad Fontes Media took in making this chart or in measuring the media for this conclusion.