2023 US Political News Rankings

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

 

Political News Rankings – Updated Jan 2023

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 Wall Street Journal90%
90%
5. The New York Times82%
82%
6. Business Insider81%
81%
7. ABC News Network78%
78%
8. NBC News Network74%
74%
9. CBS News Network73%
73%
10. Washington Post69%
69%
10. Huffington Post66%
66%
11. MSNBC64%
64%
12. CNN62%
62%
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%
Political Independence98%
98%
Corporate Independence94%
94%
Accuracy96%
96%
Coverage Breadth98%
98%

A

1/10

A public broadcasting news service based in London.

Overall Rating96%
96%
Political Bias: Balanced55%
55%
Political Independence92%
92%
Corporate Independence97%
97%
Accuracy97%
97%
Coverage Breadth99%
99%

A

1/10

An international news org founded by Thomas Reuters.

Overall Rating94%
94%
Political Bias: Balanced50%
50%
Political Independence94%
94%
Corporate Independence91%
91%
Accuracy95%
95%
Coverage Breadth97%
97%

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%
Political Independence84%
84%
Corporate Independence79%
79%
Accuracy95%
95%
Coverage Breadth94%
94%

A-

1/10

An American daily newspaper located in New York.

Overall Rating82%
82%
Political Bias: Left-Center60%
60%
Political Independence86%
86%
Corporate Independence87%
87%
Accuracy95%
95%
Coverage Breadth90%
90%

B-

1/10

An American financial and business news website founded in 2007.

Overall Rating81%
81%
Political Bias: Right-Center40%
40%
Political Independence86%
86%
Corporate Independence81%
81%
Accuracy93%
93%
Coverage Breadth94%
94%

B-

1/10

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

Overall Rating78%
78%
Political Bias: Left-Center55%
55%
Political Independence85%
85%
Corporate Independence85%
85%
Accuracy93%
93%
Coverage Breadth95%
95%

C+

1/10

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

Overall Rating74%
74%
Political Bias: Left-Center55%
55%
Political Independence85%
85%
Corporate Independence85%
85%
Accuracy85%
85%
Coverage Breadth80%
80%

C

1/10

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

Overall Rating73%
73%
Political Bias: Left-Center65%
65%
Political Independence85%
85%
Corporate Independence85%
85%
Accuracy85%
85%
Coverage Breadth90%
90%

C

1/10

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

Overall Rating69%
69%
Political Bias: Left70%
70%
Political Independence81%
81%
Corporate Independence85%
85%
Accuracy85%
85%
Coverage Breadth88%
88%

D+

1/10

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

Overall Rating66%
66%
Political Bias: Left70%
70%
Political Independence81%
81%
Corporate Independence85%
85%
Accuracy85%
85%
Coverage Breadth88%
88%

D

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 Rating64%
64%
Political Bias: Left75%
75%
Political Independence68%
68%
Corporate Independence77%
77%
Accuracy85%
85%
Coverage Breadth88%
88%

D

1/10

A multinational news organization, Cable News Network.

Overall Rating62%
62%
Political Bias: Left-Leaning60%
60%
Political Independence78%
78%
Corporate Independence71%
71%
Accuracy76%
76%
Coverage Breadth94%
94%

C+

1/10

An American multinational conservative cable news network.

Overall Rating60%
60%
Political Bias: Extreme Right5%
5%
Political Independence22%
22%
Corporate Independence59%
59%
Accuracy43%
43%
Coverage Breadth79%
79%

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%
Political Independence56%
56%
Corporate Independence72%
72%
Accuracy27%
27%
Coverage Breadth51%
51%

F+

1/10