2021 US Political News Rankings

Independent news source rankings to ensure you’re receiving accurate, transparent, and timely political information.

Political News Rankings – Updated Feb 2021

Rankings independently aggregated by MPP staff based on subjective analysis of political news accuracy, breadth, corporate influence, and political bias.
Sources Factcheck.orgUniv MichiganColumbia Univ.

1. The Associated Press97%
97%
2. BBC America96%
96%
3. Reuters94%
94%
4. The New York Times91%
91%
5. Business Insider90%
90%
6. The Wall Street Journal90%
90%
7. ABC News Network88%
88%
8. NBC News Network86%
86%
9. CBS News Network86%
86%
10. Huffington Post84%
84%
11. MSNBC81%
81%
12. CNN78%
78%
13. Fox News60%
60%
14. New York Post58%
58%

An American non-profit news collective founded in 1846.

Overall Rating97%
97%
Political Bias: Balanced50%
50%

A

1/10

A public broadcasting news service based in London.

Overall Rating96%
96%
Political Bias: Balanced55%
55%

A

1/10

An international news org founded by Thomas Reuters.

Overall Rating94%
94%
Political Bias: Balanced50%
50%

A

1/10

An American daily newspaper located in New York.

Overall Rating91%
91%
Political Bias: Left-Center60%
60%

A-

1/10

An American financial and business news website founded in 2007.

Overall Rating90%
90%
Political Bias: Right-Center40%
40%

A-

1/10

An American business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City

Overall Rating90%
90%
Political Bias: Right-Center40%
40%

A-

1/10

ABC News is the news division of Walt Disney American Broadcasting Company

Overall Rating88%
88%
Political Bias: Left-Center55%
55%

B+

1/10

ABC News is the news division of Walt Disney American Broadcasting Company

Overall Rating86%
86%
Political Bias: Left-Center55%
55%

B

1/10

The news division of the American television and radio service CBS.

Overall Rating86%
86%
Political Bias: Left-Center65%
65%

B

1/10

HuffPost is an American news aggregator and blog, with localized and international editions.

Overall Rating84%
84%
Political Bias: Left-Center65%
65%

B

1/10

MSNBC is an American news-based pay television cable channel based in New York City and owned by the NBCUniversal News Group division of NBCUniversal.

Overall Rating81%
81%
Political Bias: Left75%
75%

B-

1/10

A multinational news organization, Cable News Network.

Overall Rating78%
78%
Political Bias: Left-Leaning60%
60%

C+

1/10

An American multinational conservative cable news network.

Overall Rating60%
60%
Political Bias: Extreme Right5%
5%

D-

1/10

The New York Post is a conservative-leaning daily tabloid newspaper in New York City.

Overall Rating58%
58%
Political Bias: Right Lean35%
35%

F+

1/10
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